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AFRICAN ECONOMIC GROWTH, ENVIRONMENT, AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: A CHINA-AFRICA PERSPECTIVE
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: China - Peking University, Beijing - 'Peking Univ.', 'Peking University with Internship'
UC Course SubjectInternational Studies
Number & Suffix: 119
Full UC Title: AFRICAN ECONOMIC GROWTH, ENVIRONMENT, AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: A CHINA-AFRICA PERSPECTIVE 
Transcript Title: AFRICA ECON GROWTH 
UC QTR Units - Division: 4.5 - Upper Division 
Course Description: Presently Africa is searching for a new path of sustainable urbanization for the next 50 years with its own characteristics. The course provides a rich theoretical and analytical environment to engage with the dynamic and multi-faceted nature of African cities. Some of the key themes covers include the transition from a primarily agrarian to an urban-based modern economy that has happened over a generation and has fundamentally changed the nature of social life and livelihood on the continent; the strong linkages that remain between cities and rural areas looking at the intersection between the rural and the urban. African cities are becoming increasingly globalised and it is a mistake to perceive cities in Africa as still being globally isolated. It is necessary to understand Africa in relation to the world in terms of, inter alia, global investment flows, trade flows, migration flows, and the flows of ideas, including urban policies. The course explores the relationship between Africa and the world, with a particular focus on the intersection between China and Africa, and specific impacts that China is having on urban development across Africa. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: AFRICAN ECONOMIC GROWTH, ENVIRONMENT, AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: A CHINA-AFRICA PERSPECTIVE 
Partner University Department: International Studies 
Partner University Course Number: 02432190