POLKVA33 The Transformation of Global Environmental Politics (Tampere Summer School 2018) 3 ECTS
Periods
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
English
Type or level of studies
Intermediate studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Degree Programme in Politics
International Relations
Faculty of Management

Learning outcomes

After completing the course unit, the student perceives general structures of global economy, its central institutions and governance. The student understands how these structures have developed historically as significance of globalisation for international economy. At the same time the student is able to recognise political nature of questions which concern the organising and regulations of world economy, as interests of different actors to shape them. Moreover, the student is able to learn vocabulary of international political economy, and knows the most central theoretical approaches, which they can apply to new topics in the field.

General description

Teaching: 10 sessions (90-120 minutes) over a period of five business days

  1. Introduction and overview

  2. Analytical framework for global environmental politics from the perspective of international political economy, 1/2

  3. Analytical framework for global environmental politics from the perspective of international political economy, 2/2

  4. Global environmental politics in the twentieth century

  5. Global environmental politics in the twenty-first century

  6. Regime case studies: chemicals and biodiversity

  7. Regime case studies: climate change

  8. China and India in global environmental politics

  9. Beyond China and India: emerging economies in global environmental politics

  10. Conclusion and policy implications

Payment

0 – 300 euros
Tampere Summer School course fees.

Enrolment for University Studies

Application period: 15 March - 15 May

Teachers

Johannes Urpelainen, Teacher responsible

Homepage URL

Teaching

8-Aug-2018 – 14-Aug-2018

Evaluation

Numeric 1-5.

Evaluation criteria

Evaluation: Short essay

Study materials

Course material: Reading materials will be announced during the course.

Further information

In questions concerning course content, please contact summerschool(a)uta.fi

Min-max number of students: 10-15