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Sociology of Global Development and Sustainability

Undergraduate course. 30 credits. Sociology. Autumn.

This course provides a sociological perspective on economic, social and political processes, focusing especially on global social change and sustainable development. The aim is to enable you to acquire the knowledge required to understand and critically examine the discussions pursued about the global social change that marks modernity, focusing especially on the post-war period.

Course name: SOCA26, Sociology: Sociology of Global Development and Sustainability, 30 credits (Swedish name: Sociologi: Global utvecklingssociologi och hållbar utveckling) 

The course includes several modules: 

Module 1. Classical and Modern Social Analysis

Module 2. Contemporary Sociological Perspectives on Global Development

Module 3. Global Sustainability and Environmental Sociology

Module 4. Social Sciences Methods

Schedule, literature and syllabus

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Apply for this course via Lund University Swedish website (Sociologi: Global utvecklingssociologi och hållbar utveckling)

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