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2012-2013 Academic Catalog 
    
2012-2013 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GDS 295-01 - Special Topic: Cultural Values and Sustainable Development in Africa: the Ghanian Example

2 credits (Fall)
Taught by 2011 Social Justice Prize winner, James Kofi Anan, founder of Challenging Heights. This course is a survey of conceptual approaches to the study of the role and relevance of African cultural values and characteristics that have consequences for sustainable development. Using contextualised case studies, the course is designed to orient students to the relationship between culture and sustainable development from the Ghanian perspectives.

Prerequisite: Second year standing and one 100-level Social Studies Course.
Note: Dates: October 3 to October 19. Short course deadlines apply.
Instructor: Annan