PNS0168 Planning theory for landscape justice, 2.0 Credits
Pass / Failed
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.
Enrolled as PhD-student.
Upon completion of the course, the student should be able to:
- account for and compare the planning theories presented during the course and how they pertain to landscape justice.
- critically evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the planning theories presented in the course in relation to debates on landscape justice.
- discuss the utility of the planning theories presented in the course in relation to their own research.
The course consists of monthly literature seminars based on close readings of articles and excerpts from books, that each will be introduced briefly by an invited speaker discussing the texts relevance to landscape planning.
Formats and requirements for examination
The student should contribute to the discussion in at least five seminars, and write a short essay summarizing the assigned readings for those seminars. This summary should contain a substantial discussion touching on the utility of one or two of the assigned texts as theory both in regards to the course’s other readings or ongoing research of ones’ own. The essay should be around 3-4 pages.
The course is offered by the research school Society and Landscape (SL) at the department of Urban and Rural Development.