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LB0114

20th Century Agricultural Economy and Politics

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Academic year 2020/2021

20th Century Agricultural Economy and Politics (LB0114-M4101) 2021-03-24 - 2021-06-06

LB0114 20th Century Agricultural Economy and Politics, 7.5 Credits

1900-talets jordbruksekonomi och politik

Syllabus approved

2019-11-27

Subjects

Agricultural science

Education cycle

Second cycle

Advanced study in the main field

Second cycle, only first-cycle courses as entry requirements(A1N)

Grading scale

5:Pass with Distinction, 4:Pass with Credit, 3:Pass, U:Fail The requirements for attaining different grades are described in the course assessment criteria which are contained in a supplement to the course syllabus. Current information on assessment criteria shall be made available at the start of the course.

Language

English

Prior knowledge

120 credits, basic level. Knowledge equivalent to English 6 (Swedish educational system).

Objectives

In this course you will learn about major characteristics of the 20th century Swedish and international agricultural economy and politics – what has changed, how and why?

Upon completion of the course, the student shall be able to:
- account for and analyse the main features of 20th c. international agricultural economy and politics with emphasis on major changes.
- account for and analyse the main features of 20th c. Swedish agricultural economy and politics with emphasis on major changes.
- discuss and analyse impact of the agricultural sector on the 20th c. social and economic development.

Content

The course includes lectures, written tasks, seminars and written examination.

The course includes:
- Examples on 20th c. theories in agricultural economics
- 20th c international agriculture20th c Swedish agriculture: structures, production, technologies and labour
- The European ’green revolution’
- Demographic perspectives
- Regulation and deregulation of Swedish agriculture
- Agriculture and the welfare state
- Agriculture and the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) of the European Union

Formats and requirements for examination

Approved examinations, obligatory tasks and activities.
  • If the student fails a test, the examiner may give the student a supplementary assignment, provided this is possible and there is reason to do so.
  • If the student has been granted special educational support because of a disability, the examiner has the right to offer the student an adapted test, or provide an alternative assessment.
  • If changes are made to this course syllabus, or if the course is closed, SLU shall decide on transitional rules for examination of students admitted under this syllabus but who have not yet passed the course.
  • For the examination of a degree project (independent project), the examiner may also allow the student to add supplemental information after the deadline. For more information on this, please refer to the regulations for education at Bachelor's and Master's level.

Other information

  • The right to take part in teaching and/or supervision only applies to the course date to which the student has been admitted and registered on.
  • If there are special reasons, the student may take part in course components that require compulsory attendance at a later date. For more information on this, please refer to the regulations for education at Bachelor's and Master's level.

Responsible department

Department of Urban and Rural Development

Further information

Determined by: Programnämnden för utbildning inom naturresurser och jordbruk (PN - NJ)
Replaces: NA0170, LB0091
There are no Grading criteria posted for this course

Course facts

The course is offered as an independent course: Yes The course is offered as a programme course: Agricultural Economics and Management - Master´s Programme Agricultural Economics and Management - Master´s Programme Agricultural, Food and Environmental Policy Analysis (AFEPA) - Master´s Programme Agriculture Programme - Economics and Management Agriculture Programme - Economics and Management (270 hec) Agriculture Programme - Rural Development Agriculture Programme - Rural Development (270 hec) Tuition fee: Tuition fee only for non-EU/EEA/Switzerland citizens: 19027 SEK Cycle: Second cycle
Subject: Agricultural science
Course code: LB0114 Application code: SLU-40101 Location: Uppsala Distance course: No Language: English Responsible department: Department of Urban and Rural Development Pace: 50%