Number of credits
Language(s) of instruction
Organisation and examination
Teaching in the second semester
Units courses prerequisite and corequisite
Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program
Learning unit contents
This course is dedicated to the study of the concepts of "civil society" and "globalisation" by theoretical and empirical approaches while trying, on the one hand, to bring out a properly sociological glance and, on the other hand, to promote a reflexion on the current place of these concepts in the field of development studies.
Learning outcomes of the learning unit
To approach scientifically the concepts of globalisation and civil society. To apprehend the social and cultural effects of the so-called globalisation process. To understand the place taken by the concept of civil society in development policies and daily activities.
Prerequisite knowledge and skills
The knowledge of English is an asset.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Personal work (instructions will be defined at the beginning of the class).
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning)
The mode of delivery will be defined at the beginning of the year depending on the number of students.
This course will be organised during the second semester.
Recommended or required readings
Pirotte G, La notion de société civile, Paris, La Découverte, 2007, coll. "Repères"
Assessment methods and criteria
Based on an oral presentation and an essay.
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