20th Century Agricultural Economy and Politics
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Academic year 2020/202120th Century Agricultural Economy and Politics (LB0114-M4101) 2021-03-24 - 2021-06-06
LB0114 20th Century Agricultural Economy and Politics, 7.5 Credits1900-talets jordbruksekonomi och politik
Education cycleSecond cycle
Advanced study in the main fieldSecond cycle, only first-cycle courses as entry requirements(A1N)
Prior knowledge120 credits, basic level. Knowledge equivalent to English 6 (Swedish educational system).
ObjectivesIn 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.
ContentThe 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 examinationApproved 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.
- 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.