Courses Bachelor Display 2017-2018

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Course title Culture, Politics and Society in Contemporary Latin America
Course code EBC2160
ECTS credits 6,5
Assessement None
Period
Period Start End Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
1 4-9-2017 27-10-2017 X X
Level Intermediate
Coordinator Kaj Thomsson
For more information: k.thomsson@maastrichtuniversity.nl
Language of instruction
Goals
The goal of this course is to understand economic issues in contemporary Latin American society in their social, cultural and political context.
Description
This course on contemporary Latin America focuses on the integration and synthesis of culture, economics and politics in Latin American societies in order to develop an understanding of the region in its contemporary social-political and cultural setting. This course transcends the borders of academic disciplines and deals with topics like history and public policy, political obstacles for intra-regional cooperation, social change and prosperity, and cultural forces in society.
Literature
Collection of articles and book chapters.
Prerequisites
First-year courses in economics in either the International Business bachelor or in the Economics and Business Economics bachelor, or equivalent courses from other programmes.
Keywords
Teaching methods PBL / Presentation / Lecture / Assignment / Papers / Groupwork
Assessment methods Final Paper / Attendance / Participation / Written Exam
Evaluation in previous academic year For the complete evaluation of this course please click "here"
This course belongs to the following programmes / specialisations
Bachelor Economics and Business Economics Specialisation Emerging Markets Year 3 Courses Region Latin America
Bachelor International Business Specialisation Emerging Markets Year 3 Courses Region Latin America
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SBE Exchange Master Bachelor Exchange Courses
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