SOSS3109 Climate change and society (5 cr)

Study level:
Advanced studies
Grading scale:
0-5
Language:
English
Responsible organisation:
Department of Social Sciences and Philosophy
Curriculum periods:
2020-2021, 2021-2022, 2022-2023, 2023-2024

Description

On this course you will get to know climate change related social sciences research and the main concepts. These will be applied to practical exersices.

Learning outcomes

After completing this course, student will be able to evaluate and apply relevant concepts and theories. The student understands from a social scientific and cultural viewpoint, what kind of phenomena climate change is and can critically evaluate possible solutions to climate change.

Description of prerequisites

Recommended prerequisites: SOSS3106 Environmental sociology 

Study materials

The following literature will be the reading for the independent work:

Riley E. Dunlap, Robert J. Brulle 2015. Climate Change and Society. Sociological perspectives. Oxford University Press.

And possible other literature that should be asked from the teacher.

Literature

  • Riley E. Dunlap, Robert J. Brulle 2015. Climate Change and Society. Sociological perspectives. Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780199356102 ISBN 9780199356119 ISBN 9780199356126 verkko

Completion methods

Method 1

Description:
Luennot, luentoihin liittyvät ryhmätehtävät sekä ryhmätyö. Pääasiallinen suoritustapa on osallistuminen luentototeutukselle.
Evaluation criteria:
Arviointi perustuu luentoihin liittyviin harjoituksiin (30 %) sekä ryhmätyöhön (70 %)
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Method 2

Description:
Tentti.
Evaluation criteria:
Tentti
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Method 3

Description:
Essee
Evaluation criteria:
Essee
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Participation in teaching (5 cr)

Type:
Participation in teaching
Grading scale:
0-5
Language:
Finnish

Teaching

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Independent study (5 cr)

Type:
Independent study
Grading scale:
0-5
Language:
Finnish
No published teaching
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Independent study (5 cr)

Type:
Independent study
Grading scale:
0-5
Language:
Finnish

Teaching