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ANTHROPOLOGY OF DEVELOPMENT AND GLOBALIZATION

CODE 94835
ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
CREDITS
  • 6 cfu during the 2nd year of 11162 RELAZIONI INTERNAZIONALI (LM-52) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR M-DEA/01
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 1° Semester
    MODULES This unit is a module of:
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The purpose of the course is to provide students with the tools to orient themselves in the complex panorama of modernity, to understand and to consider critically (address) decisive aspects of the current phenomena of globalization, development and migration.

    The point of view will be the anthropological one.

    Active participation in the proposed training activities (lectures and seminars) will allow  the student (you) to:

    - understand the dynamics of globalization

    - identify the contradictions of development policies

    - to know the persistence of migratory phenomena

    TEACHING METHODS

    The lessons will be held in frontal mode, with the possibility of carrying out more specific studies and exercises aimed at achieving the aims of the course. The lessons will hopefully be held in person, with the possibility for students to follow them remotely via video conference on the Teams platform.

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    The course program includes the presentation and discussion of the following topics:

    -Identity: stereotypes and prejudices

    - Anthropology and globalization

    -Migrations in the past and present

    -Development: reality or myth?

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    Khanna, P., Il movimento del mondo. Le forze che ci stanno sradicando e plasmeranno il destino dell'umanità, Fazi, Roma

    -Collier P, Exodus. I tabù dell’immigrazione, Laterza, Roma-Bari

     

    One text to be chosen among:

     

    -Sen A., Lo sviluppo è libertà, Mondadori, Milano

    -Latouche S., La fine del mondo occidentale, Eléuthera, Milano

    -Shalins M., Un grosso sbaglio, Eléuthera, Milano.

    The list of texts may undergo changes and therefore it is advisable, before purchasing or borrowing THEM  to wait for the starting  of the lessons and the presentation of the course by the teacher.

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    The course will take place in the first semester. The starting date of the lessons, the timetable and method will be communicated as soon as possible.

    Class schedule

    All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    The exam will take place orally. The optional test, with the presentation of a thematic study during the course, will contribute to the final evaluation.

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    The oral interview will  evaluate the actual acquisition of basic knowledge and (will allow  you to) verify the ability to analyze the topics dealt with in the cours.

    They will serve as parameters for judgment:

    - the quality of the exposure

    - the correct use of the specialist vocabulary

    - aptitude for critical analysis

    - the originality of the reasoning.

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes
    14/12/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    19/01/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    10/02/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    23/05/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    20/06/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    07/07/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale
    15/09/2022 09:00 GENOVA Orale