Seminar of contemporary democratic processes

lspri2223  2021-2022  Louvain-la-Neuve

Seminar of contemporary democratic processes
5.00 credits
15.0 h
Learning outcomes

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

1 At the end of this course, the students will be able to:
  • Identify and explain different approaches to democratic processes
  • Define, in a written and an oral way, the concept of democracy in different context
  • Apply this knowledge on case studies
This course deals with the different types of democracy (direct, representative, deliberative, notably), the interactions between science, technology and society, international democracy, democracy within organisations
Teaching methods
The course relies on readings to be prepared before coming to class and on discussions in class. Guest speakers will be invited to present some specific issues
Evaluation methods
This course is based on readings that will be prepared by written documents to be presented and discussed in class. At the end of the semester, a written exam will be done in a take-home format.
Other information
This course demands active student participation and a reading command of English.
Depending on the evolution of sanitary conditions and consequently of the sanitary code, the teaching and evaluation mode will possibly change, in whole or in part, to remote mode via one or several computer tools provided by the University.  Students enrolled in the course will be informed by e-mail.
Faculty or entity

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

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

Master [120] in Anthropology