City and environment (state-of-the-art)

Course Code :2300PSWRMS
Study domain:Sociology
Academic year:2019-2020
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:30
Credits:6
Study load (hours):168
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:English
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Ann Crabbé
Stijn Oosterlynck
Frederic Vandermoere

3. Course contents *

Part 1: The scientific field

SOTA 1 - Environmental issues as social problems (prof. Crabbé)

SOTA 2 - The urban question: the social problem as urban problem (prof. Oosterlynck)

SOTA 3 - The sustainability discourse, eco-modernisation and society-wide change  (prof. Vandermoere)

Part 2: Policy formation

SOTA 4 - Urban and housing policy (prof. Oosterlynck)

SOTA 5 - Environmental policy and the governance of the ‘commons’  (prof. Crabbé)

SOTA 6 - Transition policy and agency  (prof. Vandermoere)

Part 3: Thematic deepening

SOTA 7 - Urban politics: governance, citizenship and social movements (prof. Oosterlynck)

SOTA 8 - (Environmental) risk perception, dealing with uncertainty and risk governance  (prof. Crabbé)

SOTA 9 - Sustainable cities and the redevelopment of polluted neighbourhoods (prof. Vandermoere)

Concluding part: Thematic integration

SOTA 10 - case ‘The spatial development of the Antwerp city-region’ (prof. Oosterlynck)