Governance of Sustainability
The course discusses different theoretical approaches to governance, different norms of politics of sustainability and explains how various governance practices deal with concrete sustainability challenges at the empirical level.
The focus will be on:
- Governance and politics of sustainability, and its theoretical discontents such as power, scale and international politics;
- Basic approaches to environmental governance and politics as well as their underlying norms (role of market, collective action, technology, democracy, social movements);
- Various governance practices in areas with pressing sustainability challenges (forest, urban, energy, resources).