Study Programmes 2015-2016
WARNING : 2014-2015 version of the course specifications
Globalisation and civil society : theory and players
Duration :
30h Th
Number of credits :
Master in Anthropology6
Master in Population and Development Studies6
Master in Population and Development Studies6
Master in Sociology6
Lecturer :
Gautier Pirotte
Language(s) of instruction :
French language
Organisation and examination :
Teaching in the second semester
Units courses prerequisite and corequisite :
Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program
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.
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 :
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