SOSS3107 Critical Issues in Environmental Sociology (5 cr)

Study level:
Advanced studies
Grading scale:
English, Finnish
Responsible organisation:
Department of Social Sciences and Philosophy
Curriculum periods:
2017-2018, 2018-2019, 2019-2020



The course will acquaint students with sociological research of the specialisation and familiarize them with discussion concerning this specific field of research.

Completion methods

Book exam or written assignment

Learning outcomes

After completing the course student can evaluate and apply the concepts and theories of the field of study to his/ her own research. He/ she is able to recognize and evaluate the studied phenomena in social and cultural contexts.


  • Massa, I. (toim.) (2009): Vihreä teoria. Ympäristö yhteiskuntateorioissa. Gaudeamus (Mikäli ei suoritettu aiemmin)
  • Boström, M., Davidson, D. J. (2018): Environment and society. Concepts and challenges. Palgrave MacMillian.

Completion methods

Method 1

Select all marked parts
Parts of the completion methods
Unpublished assessment item