Centre for Languages and Literature

The Joint Faculties of Humanities and Theology | Lund University

Middle Eastern Studies: Economic and Social Development of the Middle East


Course code: ARAH14
Swedish title: Mellanösternkunskap: Ekonomi och samhälle i den nutida Mellanöstern
ECTS credits: 7.5
Programme affiliation: Part of Kandidatprogram i arabiska studier


Study period: spring 2018
Type of studies: part time, day
Study period: 2018-03-17 – 2018-06-03
Language of instruction: Swedish
Application code: LU-77422

Introductory meeting: 2018-01-15 at 10.00 – 12.00: Humanisthuset sal 339

Teachers: Borhan Yassin


Kursen behandlar den ekonomiska utvecklingen i Mellanöstern och i Nordafrika från perioden efter första världskriget fram till dagens förhållanden. Stor vikt läggs vid oljeekonomierna och deras betydelse såväl nationellt och regionalt som internationell samt vid den industriella utvecklingen och jordbruksutvecklingen. Den ekonomiska utvecklingen ställs i relation till samhällsutvecklingen på landsbygd och i städer och de sociala förändringar som skett i dessa samhällen. Särskild uppmärksamhet ägnas åt undervisning och utbildning på det nationella planet. Genus och hållbar utveckling betonas.


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