University of Copenhagen
Sustainable Development - Ideas and Imaginaries
University of Copenhagen

Sustainable Development - Ideas and Imaginaries

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Bo Fritzbøger

Instructor: Bo Fritzbøger

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3 weeks at 5 hours a week
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There are 4 modules in this course

This module will introduce you to those historical processes that joined environmentalism and developmentalism into the concept ‘sustainable development’, and to the challenges emerging from the encounter of physical planetary boundaries with social limits to human livelihood.

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3 videos1 reading1 quiz1 discussion prompt

This module will introduce you to a variety of ideas about where sustainable solutions are going to come from by focusing e.g. on constituent based regulative political decision-making vs. the aggregate economic power of multifarious individual consumer choices, and on the ideals of universal human rights.

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2 videos1 reading1 quiz1 discussion prompt

This module centres on various interpretations of human relations to nature, to attaining knowledge about nature, and to some ethical considerations pertinent when interacting with other biological species.

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2 videos1 reading1 quiz1 discussion prompt

This module presents some prevalent ideas about time and change while focusing specifically on the history of post-colonial developmentalism, the political hegemony of universally infinite economic growth, and the supposed transition from a linear to an exponential time regime.

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3 videos1 reading1 quiz1 discussion prompt

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4.8 (8 ratings)
Bo Fritzbøger
University of Copenhagen
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