TCP8921 : Globalisation and Social Justice
- Offered for Year: 2019/20
- Module Leader(s): Dr Georgiana Varna
- Owning School: Architecture, Planning & Landscape
- Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
|Semester 1 Credit Value:||10|
To develop an understanding of the relationship between globalisation and social justice in cities around the world.
To highlight the implications of globalization, particularly for the environment and the urban poor in different countries
To explore the transferability of contemporary ideology, practices and traditions to the different countries and their socio-cultural contexts.
This module offers an opportunity to explore the implications of physical, social and economic change on cities of the Global South. It takes the multi-dimensional concept of social justice as a guiding framework wothin which too understand the way these changes have impacted on people, lifestyles and environment.
Drawing on empirical research and examples from many countries, the module aims to make the skills and practices of western planning more transferable to a developing countries context for students from both northern and southern countries. The module is particularly suitable for UK and overseas students wishing to engage in planning and urban development in developing countries.
Outline Of Syllabus
Concept of Social Justice
Populations and Demographic Change
Housing and quality of life
Idealism, security and resilience
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Lecture||11||3:00||33:00||Combination of lectures and seminars|
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||1||10:00||10:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Directed research and reading||11||3:00||33:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Independent study||1||24:00||24:00||N/A|
Teaching Rationale And Relationship
This is a lecture based module with students being prescribed a minimum of 3 hours reading each week and each student also contributing to a group seminar / presentation of 30 mins to 1 hour
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
|Essay||1||M||100||Written essay assessment 3000 word|
Assessment Rationale And Relationship
Written essay allows the development of theoretical understanding as well as comparative analysis between different countries. It also demonstrates student's ability to search and analyse case study information.