COURSE INFORMATION
Course Title: ENVIRONMENTAL POLITICS
Code Course Type Regular Semester Lecture Recit. Lab Credits ECTS
PIR 305 D 5 - - - 3 5
Lecturer and Office Hours: Salih Özcan
Teaching Assistant(s) and Office Hours: -
Language: English
Compulsory/Elective: Elective
Classroom and Meeting Time: N/A
Course Description: -
Course Objectives:
COURSE OUTLINE
Week Topics
1 Introduction/Environmental philosophy
2 Environmental philosophy
3 Green Ideology and Green political thought
4 Environmental Movements
5 Green Parties
6 Rationality and Environmental Decision Making
7 Policy Principles and Instruments
8 Midterm Exam
9 Sustainable Development
10 Green in Global Governance
11 European Union and Environmental Integration
12 Local Environmental Governance
13 Policy instruments and implementation
14 Case study: Local environmental governance in Albania and Kosovo
Prerequisite(s):
Textbook: Neil Carter, The Politics of the Environment: Ideas, Activism, Policy, Second Edition, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2007.
Other References: 1-)Jane Roberts, Environmental Policy, Second Edition, Routledge, New York, 2011. 2-)Timothy Doyle & Doug McEachern, Environment and Politics, Third Edition, Routledge, New York, 2008. 3-)Steven Cohen, Understanding Environmental Politics, Columbia University Press, New York, 2006 4-)Piers H.G. Stephens; John Barry; Andrew Dobson, Contemporary Environmental Politics: From Margins to Mainstream, Routledge, New York, 2006 5-)James Conelly; Graham Smith; David Benson; Clare Saunders, Politics and the Environment: From Theory to Practice, Third Edition, Routledge, New York, 2012
Laboratory Work: N/A
Computer Usage: N/A
Others: No
COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES
1 What is Environmental Philosophy?
2 Importance of Green Ideology
3 Importance of Sustainable Development
4 From local to global environmental governance
5 Policy making and its implementation
COURSE CONTRIBUTION TO... PROGRAM COMPETENCIES
(Blank : no contribution, 1: least contribution ... 5: highest contribution)
No Program Competencies Cont.
COURSE EVALUATION METHOD
Method Quantity Percentage
Midterm Exam(s)
1
25
Presentation
1
10
Project
1
20
Final Exam
1
35
Attendance
10
Total Percent: 100%
ECTS (ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD)
Activities Quantity Duration(Hours) Total Workload(Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 3 16 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 2 16 32
Mid-terms 1 12 12
Assignments
Final examination 1 16 16
Other 1 17 17
Total Work Load:
125
Total Work Load/25(h):
5
ECTS Credit of the Course:
5