Sociology and geospace (13OZS12I2)
- Level of study undergraduate studies
Ph.D. Vesna Miletić-Stepanović
- Subject status: elective
- ECTS: 4
- Semester: II
- Number of classes: 2+1
Explain specific sociological concepts that connect society and geospace, as well as the importance of the relation between social processes and problems that occur in the geospatial environment and environment. This objectives is also adapted to the way the seminars work, which encourages students to independently discover, in their immediate surroundings, examples that lead to a causal relationship between society and geospatial and environmental disorders
Developing critical opinion and analytical skills that will enable the understanding geospace and environment as a sociological problem.
1. HUMAN IMPACT ON THE NATURAL WORLD Environmental concerns: there are limits to growth? Sustainable Development. Consumption, Poverty and Environment. Sources of dangers. Pollution and waste. Worn resources.
2. RISK SOCIETY - CHANGING THE BASIC OF CHANGE: Primary and reflexive modernization. Industrial society: product goods-dominant logic. Risks as a consequence of modernization: irreversible endangering of plants, animals and humans. Transnational and class non-specific global dangers.
3. RISK SOCIETY CONTOURS: Goods production and risk production. Scarcity Society. Risk allocation logic. Reflexivity of modernization. Destructive Forces of Modernization. Society of distribution goods and risks.
4. MODERNIZATION RISKS AND KNOWLEDGE: Causality assumptions. Implicit ethics. Scientific and social rationality. Multiple definitions: more and more risks. Chain causes and risk cycles: the concept of the system. Risk content. Legitimacy.
5. RISK GLOBALIZATION: The Boomerang Effect. Environmental Impairment and Environmental Expropriation. Risks Positions. Positions of vulnerability. New international inequalities.
6. RISK AND ENVIRONMENT: Global warming. Genetically Modified Food. Eco efficiency.
7. GLOBALIZATION AND ENVIRONMENT: Environment as a basic indicator of the other face of globalization - asymmetry and inconsistency. Environment - a victim or weapon of globalization? Globalization as Global Grammar. Globalization by Held David. Four characteristics of globalization.
8. SOCIAL STATUS AND ENHANCEMENT: Social Status: classes and layers. Class-specific risks: Overlapping zones of a class society and a risk society. Material scarcity. Risk of unemployment. Risk of stress. Risk of radiation. Low-cost housing settlements. Education and risk avoidance.
9. THE CONCEPT OF PATHS SOLIDARITY: Utopia of the World Society: a political vacuum - from solidarity from pauperism to solidarity from fear?
10. RISKS of CLIMATE CHANGE: Gidens Paradox. Climate change and energy security. The greenhouse effect. Hazardous gases produced by our industry. Global warming as a result of human activities.
11. ENERGY AND RISKS: Oil, geopolitics, imperialism. Fossil fuels (oil, natural gas and coal) - the three dominant sources of energy, the main generators of harmful gases, the main producers of the greenhouse effect - the immediate causes of global warming
12. GREEN POLICY: Influence of green movements on environmental protection. Three concepts of Green Movement: the principle of caution, sustainability and the polluter pays principle.
13. DEVELOPED COUNTRIES AND ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION: an analysis of the efforts of developed countries to reduce emissions levels (Sweden, Norway, Finland, Switzerland, Iceland, Great Britain and Costa Rica)
14. THE WELFARE STATE AND ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION: the most important tasks with the main role of the state: helping citizens to think in the long term, managing risks to climate change and energy risks, political and economic convergence, market intervention in order to institutionalize the "polluter pays" principle.
15. ADJUSTMENT SOCIETY OF CLIMATE CHANGE Diagnosing sensitive places and risks which can endanger some important activities, lifestyles or resources. A detailed overview of vulnerable places at the local and national levels. Adaptation in a European context. The problem of adaptation to examples of floods, storms and erosion of the coast
1. ADVERTISEMENTS AND COMMUNICATIONS FOR THE PROTECTION OF EXCESSIVE CONSUMPTION
2. PRODUCTION WITHOUT DESTRUCTION
3. SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND ENERGY
4. SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE: FOOD
5. HOUSING AND ENVIRONMENT
7. FASHION NOT EXERCISE THE EARTH
8. NEW TECHNOLOGIES AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
9. SPATIAL MOBILITY AND ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION
10. LIFESTYLE AND RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION
11. VIRTUAL WORLD OF INTERNET
12. QUALITY OF EVERYDAY LIFE AND WATER
13. ABORTUS AS A BIOTICALLY CHALLENGE
14. ECOLOGY AND CLASS STRUGGLE
15. SOCIO-ECOLOGICAL CAPITAL
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Dobson, Endrju (2006): Globalizacija i životna sredina: od lokalnog jezika do globalne gramatike. Globalization and environment: from local language to global grammar.. TEME, broj 3. Str. 387-404
Gidens, Entoni (2010): Klimatske promene i politika (Climate change and politics? CLIO, Beograd. (selected parts)
UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME, 2004, Održivi razvoj, održiva potrošnja i proizvodnja, (Sustainable development, sustainable consumption and production) Zagreb.
Horvar, Srećko (2011): Ekologija kao prostor klasnih borbi (Ecology as a space of class struggles). http://www.hr.boell.org/web/index-449.html
Miletić Stepanović, Vesna i Rajković, Ljubica (2012): SOCIJALNI RAZVOJ, EKOLOŠKA SVEST I SOCIJALNI KAPITAL NA PRIMERU GRAĐANA BEOGRADA ( Social development, ecological awareness and social capital Belgrade citizens) u: Planska i normativna zaštita prostora i životne sredine, Asocijacija prostornih planera Srbije.