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Archived teaching schedules 2012–2013
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North American Studies

Periods

Period I (3-Sep-2012 – 19-Oct-2012)
Period II (22-Oct-2012 – 14-Dec-2012)
Period III (7-Jan-2013 – 8-Mar-2013)
Period IV (11-Mar-2013 – 17-May-2013)
Period (3-Sep-2012 - 19-Oct-2012)
Perusopinnot [Period I]

The presidential elections course will follow the Us. Presidential elections in the autumn of 2012. The course is about the political science of elections.

Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
5-Sep-2012 – 12-Dec-2012
Periods: I II
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

A detailed syllabus of the course will be posted on the website of the program.

Aineopinnot [Period I]

This class explores the political and economic issues involved in understanding health care policy in the United States and elsewhere. In particular, we will address the differences beteween private and public health insurance systems and examine the advantages and disadvantages in each.

The class will be taught in cooperation with Binghamton University (NY, USA). Students will interact via Moodle with American students and discuss the different aspects of healthcare systems and the politics and economics involved in them.

Enrolment for University Studies

If you miss the deadline of the enrolment send e-mail to touko.berry@uta.fi

Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
4-Sep-2012 – 11-Dec-2012
Periods: I II
Language of instruction: English
Period (22-Oct-2012 - 14-Dec-2012)
Perusopinnot [Period II]

The presidential elections course will follow the Us. Presidential elections in the autumn of 2012. The course is about the political science of elections.

Enrolment for University Studies
Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
5-Sep-2012 – 12-Dec-2012
Periods: I II
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

A detailed syllabus of the course will be posted on the website of the program.

Introduction to North American Studies lecture course. Students will be provided with online material. Part of the course will be done as an essay.

Enrolment for University Studies

No prior studies are required for this course

Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
26-Oct-2012 – 14-Dec-2012
Periods: II
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Detailed information will be available in the course syllabus, which will be posted online.

Aineopinnot [Period II]

This class explores the political and economic issues involved in understanding health care policy in the United States and elsewhere. In particular, we will address the differences beteween private and public health insurance systems and examine the advantages and disadvantages in each.

The class will be taught in cooperation with Binghamton University (NY, USA). Students will interact via Moodle with American students and discuss the different aspects of healthcare systems and the politics and economics involved in them.

Enrolment for University Studies

If you miss the deadline of the enrolment send e-mail to touko.berry@uta.fi

Enrolment time has expired
Teaching
4-Sep-2012 – 11-Dec-2012
Periods: I II
Language of instruction: English
Period (7-Jan-2013 - 8-Mar-2013)
Aineopinnot [Period III]

Computer aided experimental methods in Social Sciences

Enrolment for University Studies

To: katri.sieberg@uta.fi
Max. 24 students
Prior North American Studies or studies in Social Science are recommendable before taking this course.

Teaching
8-Jan-2013 – 14-May-2013
Periods: III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Detailed information about the course will be available on the course syllabus, which will be posted on the website of the program.

Inequality is a crucial issue in world affairs. It is both a political and economic issue, and the problem is addressed very differently around the world, with strong policy differences perceived between the United States and the Nordic countries. This class will examine the issue of inequality from a range of perspectives. Subjects include: economic causes of inequality, political causes of inequality, economic and political repercussions from inequality, the impact of inequality on demand for public goods and income redistribution, labor policy and inequality, health and inequality and welfare state policy and inequality.

Enrolment for University Studies

To: katri.sieberg@uta.fi

Teaching
9-Jan-2013 – 15-May-2013
Periods: III IV
Language of instruction: English
Period (11-Mar-2013 - 17-May-2013)
Aineopinnot [Period IV]

Computer aided experimental methods in Social Sciences

Enrolment for University Studies

To: katri.sieberg@uta.fi
Max. 24 students
Prior North American Studies or studies in Social Science are recommendable before taking this course.

Teaching
8-Jan-2013 – 14-May-2013
Periods: III IV
Language of instruction: English
Further information:

Detailed information about the course will be available on the course syllabus, which will be posted on the website of the program.

Inequality is a crucial issue in world affairs. It is both a political and economic issue, and the problem is addressed very differently around the world, with strong policy differences perceived between the United States and the Nordic countries. This class will examine the issue of inequality from a range of perspectives. Subjects include: economic causes of inequality, political causes of inequality, economic and political repercussions from inequality, the impact of inequality on demand for public goods and income redistribution, labor policy and inequality, health and inequality and welfare state policy and inequality.

Enrolment for University Studies

To: katri.sieberg@uta.fi

Teaching
9-Jan-2013 – 15-May-2013
Periods: III IV
Language of instruction: English