HSD 2303: INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN DEVELOPMENT Past Paper

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JOMO KENYATTA UNIVERSITY
OF
AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY
University Examinations 2014/2015
THIRD YEAR FIRST SEMESTER EXAMINATION FOR
THE DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF DEVELOPMENT STUDIES
HSD 2303: INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
DATE: AUGUST 2014 TIME: 2 HOURS
INSTRUCTIONS: ANSWER QUESTION ONE (COMPULSORY) AND ANY OTHER TWO QUESTIONS

Question One (30 Marks)

a) Critically analyze the problems of using Gross Domestic Product (GDP) as a measure of economic welfare. (17 Marks)

b) Discuss Rostow’s five – stage model of development. (13 Marks)

Question Two (20 Marks)

a) Discuss the major characteristics of under- developed economies. (14 Marks)

b) What methods can be employed to overcome these obstacles? (6 Marks)

Question Three (20 Marks)

a) What is human evolution? (10 Marks)

b) Evaluate the areas that are covered by Paleanthropology. (10 Marks)

Question Four (20 Marks)

Analyze the various perspectives on development. (20 Marks)

Question Five (20 Marks)

Discuss the major indicators of development. (20 Marks)

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