Socio-economic analysis of Africa

ldvlp2625  2017-2018  Louvain-la-Neuve

Socio-economic analysis of Africa
5 credits
30.0 h
De Leener Philippe;
Main themes
Following topics will be analyzed : - Africa in the world geopolitics - Dependency's mechanisms - Africa and the sleeping partners - The African debt - From structural adjustment to political adjustment - Enterprises and African entrepreneurship - Informal sector - Urban and rural Africa

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 Analyze the main socio-economical pressures for Africa South of the Sahara and as a matter of fact in actual, recent and past history

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Other information
Course DVLP 1212 ou DVLP 1213 compulsory (or OPES2160/OPES2170).It is also advisable to have a basic knowledge on subsaharian Africa. Either an oral examination or a research paper on one of the course's topics. Contribution of Ph D. African students
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Master [120] in Political Sciences: General

Master [120] in Anthropology

Master [120] in Political Sciences: International Relations

Master [120] in Population and Development Studies

Master [120] in Public Administration

Master [60] in Political Sciences: General