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EDS387 Stat og sivilt samfunn i utvikling og miljøforvaltning i India

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Emneansvarlige: Darley Jose Kjosavik
Studiepoeng: 15
Ansvarlig fakultet: Noragric - Institutt for internasjonale miljø- og utviklingsstudier
Frekvens: Årlig
Undervises på språk: EN
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Begrensning antall plasser:
Minimum 10 studenter
Undervises i periode:
Emnet starter i augustblokka. Emnet har undervisning/vurdering i augustblokka, høstparallellen, .
Første gang: Studieår 2010-2011
Fortrinnsrett: M-DS, M-IES, M-IR
Emnets innhold:
The course consists of topics relevant to development and environmental management in India: Introduction to Indian society and culture Political organisation and governance systems, Public policies and governance, Desert ecology and livelihoods, decentralised governance and the Kerala model of development, climate change and environmental challenges in a below sea  level ecosystem, doing field research in India. The course will be conducted in four different locations in Rajasthan, Northwest India and two different locations in Kerala, Southwest Kerala. The course includes lectures and discussions, field visits,meetings with relevant actors/stakeholders, reflections and brief write-ups by students. The course includes fieldwork, report writing and presentation by students.
Læringsutbytte:

The course is aimed at providing overall understanding of development and enviromental issues in India. The candidates will get advanced knowledge of the interconnected nature of environment and development issues.

The candidates will develop knowledge and skills to work with rural and urban issues in development and environmental governance, advanced understanding of the synergy between state and civil society organisations in India in implementing development and environmental policies and programmes, developing skills in conducting field research in a developing country context through hands-on fieldwork.

The candidates will be able to understand field issues, do quick data collection and analysis, and communicate it to both researchers and civil society in general

Læringsaktiviteter:
Lectures,discussions, field visits, seminars, field work in rural and/or urban environments in Rajasthan and Kerala, India, data collection and analysis practice under the supervision of mentors at IDSJ  and Centre for Development Studies (CDS), Trivandrum.
Læringsstøtte:
Daglig kontakt mellom faglærere og studenter.
Pensum:
A compendium will be handed out in advance of the course. Supplementary literature will be handed out when necessary
Forutsatte forkunnskaper:
Masternivå innen Miljø- og utviklingsstudier, eller internasjonale relasjoner.
Anbefalte forkunnskaper:
EDS 312: Research Methods
Obligatorisk aktivitet:
1. 80% attendance in the lectures, seminars and field visits 2. Submission of a brief write up for each module related to the field visit. 3. Group work including data collection and anaysis, report writing and presentation
Vurderingsordning:
Gruppeoppgave fra feltarbeid; 45%; avsluttende skriftlig eksamen 55% (A-F).
Sensor:
Avsluttende skriftlig eksamen sensureres av akademisk stab ved IDSJ, CDS og NMBU.
Merknader:
Kurset er et samarbeid mellom UMB og IDSJ og gis ved Institute of Development Studies, Jaipur, India, fra begynnelsen av august til midt av september.
Normert arbeidsmengde:
450 timer
Opptakskrav:
Relevant bachelorgrad eller tilsvarende.
Overlapp:
-
Undervisningstid:
The course will consist of approx. 30 hours of lectures, 100 hours of field visits,30 hours of reflections and writing field reports,120 hours of data collection-analysis-writing Research report and approx.150 hours of selfstudy.
Hjelpemidler ved skriftlig eksamen(er): Ingen kalkulator. Ingen andre hjelpem.
Eksamensdetaljer: Langsgående vurdering: A - E / Ikke bestått