814.010 (19S) Living Well Within Limits – ideas, methods, results, actions

Sommersemester 2019

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Erster Termin der LV
05.06.2019 13:00 - 18:00 SFG, SR 4c Off Campus
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Lehrende/r
LV-Titel englisch
Living Well Within Limits – ideas, methods, results, actions
LV-Art
Seminar (prüfungsimmanente LV )
Semesterstunde/n
1.0
ECTS-Anrechnungspunkte
2.0
Anmeldungen
12 (25 max.)
Organisationseinheit
Unterrichtssprache
Englisch
LV-Beginn
05.06.2019
eLearning
zum Moodle-Kurs

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LV-Beschreibung

Intendierte Lernergebnisse

  • Gain familiarity with variety of human well-being theories, their measurements and implications for sustainability research;
  • Understanding of energy supply, from primary to services;
  • Alternatives to mainstream economic analysis of supply & demand to analyse supply chains, focusing on heterodox provisioning system approaches based in political economy;
  • Core characteristics of capitalist economies, and their translation into effects on social and environmental systems.

    • There will be time to discuss how to include these ideas and findings into the students own research project interests.

Lehrmethodik inkl. Einsatz von eLearning-Tools

  • The students will gain exposure to several key statistical methods for understanding and measuring human need satisfaction, or sufficiency of consumption, using real-world data;
  • Exposure to quantitative methods including cluster analysis and dynamic analysis;
  • Exposure and experience with qualitative and participatory approaches, focused around Manfred Max-Neef’s Human Scale Development workshops.
  • Understand the value of integrated social and physical understanding of provisioning systems, with a focus on Ben Fine’s Systems of Provision approach.

Inhalt/e

  • The students will be provided with up-to-date results on the topic of achieving well-being within planetary boundaries, with a focus on current debates and open questions.
  • Day 1: CONCEPTS AND CORE RESULTS

    • Part 1: Conceptual introduction, theoretical approaches to well-being and their implications for sustainability research, followed by discussion.
    • Part 2: Empirical results, past and present, and their implications (discussion).
    • Part 3: Energy supply and energy services: what can we measure and understand?
  • Day 2:  DIVING IN

    • Part 1: Introduction to participatory methods and social design approaches.
    • Part 2: Human Scale Development workshop with the students.
    • Part 3: discussion and feedback from the experience.
  • Day 3: MOVING FORWARD

    • Part 1: Discussion of readings. Heterodox and political economy approaches to supply chains, focus on systems of provision. Core tendencies of capitalism.
    • Part 2: Debate – is capitalism compatible with human survival on earth? And how could we know? And what could we do about it?
    • Part 3: Ideas for action and organising moving forward: guiding principles & processes, making space for individual roles within collective efforts. Space for students to plan and reflect.

Literatur

To Be Finalised

Prüfungsinformationen

Prüfungsmethode/n

Combination of attendance, participation, and prepared oral presentation.

Prüfungsinhalt/e

The material in the course, and the specific paper or debate topic based on theliterature.

Beurteilungskriterien/-maßstäbe

  • 50% on participation, based on attendance and active participation in discussions;
  • 50% on either paper presentation or role in structured debate (third day), both oral. The choice of these will be explained and given on the first day.

Beurteilungsschema

Note Benotungsschema

Position im Curriculum

  • Doktoratsprogramm Doctoral School Social Ecology (DSSE) (SKZ: ---, Version: 16W.1)
    • Fach: Doctoral School Social Ecology (DSSE) (Pflichtfach)
      • Doctoral School Social Ecology (DSSE) ( 0.0h XX / 0.0 ECTS)
        • 814.010 Living Well Within Limits – ideas, methods, results, actions (1.0h SE / 2.0 ECTS)
  • Masterstudium Sozial- und Humanökologie (SKZ: 919, Version: 14W.1)
    • Fach: GWF1 Gesellschaft und Umwelt (Wahlfach)
      • GWF1 Vertiefung ( 0.0h VO, SE, EX, KU, SX / 14.0 ECTS)
        • 814.010 Living Well Within Limits – ideas, methods, results, actions (1.0h SE / 2.0 ECTS)
  • Masterstudium Sozial- und Humanökologie (SKZ: 919, Version: 14W.1)
    • Fach: GWF2 Nachhaltige Ressourcennutzung (Wahlfach)
      • GWF2 Vertiefung ( 0.0h VO, SE, EX, KU, SX / 14.0 ECTS)
        • 814.010 Living Well Within Limits – ideas, methods, results, actions (1.0h SE / 2.0 ECTS)

Gleichwertige Lehrveranstaltungen im Sinne der Prüfungsantrittszählung

Wintersemester 2013/14
  • 814.010 SE Klima- und Ressourcenpolitik (2.0h / 4.0ECTS)
Wintersemester 2012/13
  • 814.010 SE Climate and Resource Policy (2.0h / 4.0ECTS)