Lund University
Cities and Consumption: Urban Sustainability and the Sharing Economy
Lund University

Cities and Consumption: Urban Sustainability and the Sharing Economy

This course is part of Sustainable Cities and Communities Specialization

Taught in English

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Kes McCormick
Dr. Yuliya Voytenko Palgan

Instructors: Kes McCormick

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14 hours (approximately)
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What you'll learn

  • Increased knowledge on cities and consumption.

  • Improved critical thinking on the opportunities and challenges for governing the sharing economy to contribute to urban sustainability.

  • Deeper understanding of the relationship between the sharing economy, cities, governance, consumption and urban sustainability.

  • Expanded ability to use systems thinking to assess cities and consumption.

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There are 5 modules in this course

By studying this module you can gain an increased knowledge and a deeper understanding of the sharing economy in cities. The concept of sharing cities is presented and discussed in relation to governance and urban sustainability with examples from Europe and around the world.

What's included

6 videos4 readings1 quiz1 plugin

By studying this module you can gain an increased knowledge and a deeper understanding of self-governing (or leading by example) by municipalities to shape the sharing economy in cities. Examples and experiences of the sharing economy in Stockholm are presented. Critical thinking and a broader perspective is provided through a documentary film and podcast.

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7 videos2 readings1 quiz1 peer review2 plugins

By studying this module you can gain an increased knowledge and a deeper understanding of providing by municipalities to shape the sharing economy in cities. Examples and experiences of the sharing economy in Umeå are presented. Critical thinking and a broader perspective is provided through a documentary film and podcast.

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5 videos1 reading1 quiz1 plugin

By studying this module you can gain an increased knowledge and a deeper understanding of enabling by municipalities to shape the sharing economy in cities. Examples and experiences of the sharing economy in Gothenburg are presented. Critical thinking and a broader perspective is provided through a documentary film and podcast.

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5 videos1 reading1 quiz2 plugins

By studying this module you can gain an increased knowledge and a deeper understanding of collaborating by municipalities to shape the sharing economy in cities. Examples and experiences of the sharing economy in Malmö are presented. Critical thinking and a broader perspective is provided through a documentary film and podcast.

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7 videos1 reading1 quiz2 plugins

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4.7 (71 ratings)
Kes McCormick
Lund University
5 Courses129,644 learners
Dr. Yuliya Voytenko Palgan
Lund University
4 Courses95,632 learners

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