701-1590-00L  Geographies of Environmental Governance (University of Zurich)

SemesterAutumn Semester 2023
LecturersUniversity lecturers
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
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Courses

NumberTitleHoursLecturers
701-1590-00 GGeographies of Environmental Governance (University of Zurich)
**Course at University of Zurich**
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2 hrsUniversity lecturers

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AbstractThe course provides an overview of dominant and emerging trends in the theory and practice of environmental governance. The course addresses environmental issues as policy problems and explores how the environment is regulated, controlled, and contested by a range of actors and institutions. The course focuses on the spatial dimension of environmental change and uses key concepts from geography.
ObjectiveCourse participants will develop a theoretically as well as practically informed understanding of recent issues and debates in contemporary geographies of environmental governance.
ContentThe course provides an overview of dominant and emerging trends in the theory and practice of environmental governance. The course addresses environmental issues as policy problems and explores how the environment is regulated, controlled, and contested by a range of actors and institutions. The course focuses on the spatial dimension of environmental change and uses key concepts from geography (scale, region, network) to advance regional environmental governance thinking.
The lectures are complemented by seminar classes to work on case studies in smaller groups of students.

Performance assessment

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Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits3 credits
Examiners
Typegraded semester performance
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionRepetition only possible after re-enrolling for the course unit.
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Environmental Sciences MasterElectivesWInformation