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Academic year 2014-2015Value date : 12/05/2015
SOCI0205-1  Globalisation and civil society : theory and players

Duration :  30h Th
Number of credits :  
Master in Anthropology, in-depth approach, 1st year6
Master in Population and Development studies, Research Focus, 2nd year6
Master in Sociology, in-depth approach, 1st year6
Master in Anthropology, Teaching Focus, 1st year6
Master in Sociology, didactic approach, 1st year6
Master in Anthropology, specialized approach in applied anthropology, 1st year6
Master en anthropologie, à finalité spécialisée en anthropologie des dynamiques sociales et du développement, 1st year6
Master en sociologie, à finalité spécialisée en immigration studies, 1st year6
Master in Sociology, Professional focus in applied sociology, 1st year6
Lecturer :  Gautier Pirotte
Language(s) of instruction :  
French language
Organisation and examination :  
Teaching in the second semester
Course 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 course :  
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.
Prerequisites and co-requisites/ Recommended optional programme components :  
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 :  
Reference book:
Pirotte G, La notion de société civile, Paris, La Découverte, 2007, coll. "Repères"
+ Bibliography
Assessment methods and criteria :  
Based on an oral presentation and an essay.
Work placement(s) :  
Organizational remarks :  
Contacts :  
Gautier Pirotte Phone: 03/66.27.80
Secretariat : Nathalie Pulgar Phone : 03/66.36.18


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