Sociology of Development and Change Group

Our group combines a critical approach to global development issues and processes with an interest in crisis, governance, livelihood and resources.

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In the field

(Future) fracking in the Noordoostpolder, the Netherlands

(Future) fracking in the Noordoostpolder, the Netherlands

Our courses


The SDC Group is involved in education that provides students with a theoretical background that enables them to undertake a cutting-edge analysis of a number of development related themes.
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Our research


Research at the SDC Group focuses on the ‘global’ and the ‘local’, as well as on their interactions. We conceptualise development and change as on-going, socially constructed, inherently heterogeneous and negotiated processes.
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