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POLYEP12 Civic Participation 5 op
Organised by
Degree Programme in Politics
Political Science
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
Johtamiskorkeakoulu
Curricula 2015 – 2017
POLYEP12 Civic Participation 5 ECTS

Learning outcomes

After completing the course unit the students have a basic knowledge of citizens? possibilities to participate and influence energy projects on national and international level. The students are acquainted with means and arenas available to citizens in influencing energy projects as well as citizens? perceptions concerning their own possibilities to influence. The course unit focuses especially on the role of the citizenry and civic movements in the processes of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) concerning the final disposal of nuclear waste and road projects.

Contents

Possibilities and constraints of civic participation and influencing in important projects in the field of energy policy and environmental policy.

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam 
In Finnish
In English
Option 2
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In Finnish
In English

Evaluation

Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

Aldrich (2008), Site Fights. Divisive Facilities and Civil Society in Japan and the West. Cornell University Press. (3 ECTS)

Hokkanen (2007), Kansalaisosallistuminen ympäristövaikutusten arviointimenettelyssä. Tampere University Press. (2 ECTS), or
Kojo (2014), Ydinjätepolitiikan osallistava käänne. Tampere University Press. (2 ECTS)

Please contact the teacher in charge for alternative literature in English.

Belongs to following study modules

Johtamiskorkeakoulu
Johtamiskorkeakoulu
Johtamiskorkeakoulu