Sociology of the Environment

İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi
LEVEL
Master
TYPE
Course
MODES
-
LANGUAGE
-
ECTS
75
PERIOD
12/09/2022 to 30/12/2022

Course Description

Course Description: This course provides an overview of major issues in the field of environmental sociology in relation with science, technology and society studies. It takes up classical and contemporary theories in environmental sociology provides discussion on the systemic causes of environmental crisis and some social consequences of these continous distruptions and investigates how societies have responded to ease and cure the environmental crisis. Course Objectives: To introduce topics related to science, technology and society in environmental sociology context. To provide knowledge about classic and contemporary environmental sociology theories and to facilitate connections between these issues with science, technology and society subjects. To discuss management of the risksarise from environmental factors via science and technology policies. To discuss the social and global effects of science and technology developments.

Subject area

Environment City Climate

Educational-info

Day of the weeks

42 h - 14 weeks

ECTS

75

Validation mode

Written Examination,Oral Examination,Personal project

Organizer

Partner

İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi

Faculty

Graduate School

Department

Science, Technology and Society

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