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300262 VO Sustainable Development and political ecology (2019W)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie

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Language: German

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Voraussichtlich freitags, 8:00-10:00

Friday 04.10. 08:00 - 10:00 Seminarraum Anthropologie, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14 2.001 1.OG
Friday 11.10. 08:00 - 10:00 Seminarraum Anthropologie, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14 2.001 1.OG
Friday 18.10. 08:00 - 10:00 Seminarraum Anthropologie, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14 2.001 1.OG
Friday 25.10. 08:00 - 10:00 Seminarraum Anthropologie, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14 2.001 1.OG
Friday 08.11. 08:00 - 10:00 Seminarraum Anthropologie, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14 2.001 1.OG
Friday 15.11. 08:00 - 10:00 Seminarraum Anthropologie, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14 2.001 1.OG
Friday 22.11. 08:00 - 10:00 Seminarraum Anthropologie, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14 2.001 1.OG
Friday 29.11. 08:00 - 10:00 Seminarraum Anthropologie, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14 2.001 1.OG
Friday 06.12. 08:00 - 10:00 Seminarraum Anthropologie, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14 2.001 1.OG
Friday 13.12. 08:00 - 10:00 Seminarraum Anthropologie, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14 2.001 1.OG
Friday 17.01. 08:00 - 10:00 Seminarraum Anthropologie, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14 2.001 1.OG
Friday 24.01. 08:00 - 10:00 Seminarraum Anthropologie, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14 2.001 1.OG
Friday 31.01. 08:00 - 10:00 Seminarraum Anthropologie, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14 2.001 1.OG

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Aims, contents and method of the course

The lecture aims at a basic knowledge of the theoretical and conceptual foundations of sustainable development. Drawing on an interdisciplinary focus, key-aspects of ecology, human ecology, ecological economics, risk sociology and governance theory are presented in order to serve as a basis for an improved understanding of the challenges and opportunities of an environmentally and socially sound human development. Exemplary case studies integrate theoretical conceptions and real world contexts.

Assessment and permitted materials

written exam

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Understanding of sustainable development as a concept, including its historical roots and interdisciplinary aspects
Development of the ability to integrate and reflect upon the relevant disciplinary knowledge
Acquisition of the ability to draw on the concept of sustainable development regarding a specific societal problem situation as a means to analyse different options of action
Furthering inter- and transdisciplinary competences

Examination topics

lecture and discussion; further reading is provided

Reading list

wird in der LV bekanntgegeben bzw. bereitgestellt

Association in the course directory

MAN W3 , MAN 3, UF MA BU 01, UF MA BU 04,

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