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Introducción al estudio de los bienes comunes (Coursera)

El curso te introduce al estudio de los bienes comunes (como bosques, mecanismos de irrigación, tierras de pastoreo, pesquerías, recursos culturales o la información) y su gobernanza. El eje central del curso es la propuesta de la Teoría de la Acción Colectiva y de los Recursos Comunes, considerando sus [...]

Espaço Mundial: Perspectivas França-Brasil (Coursera)

Dec 5th 2022
Espaço Mundial: Perspectivas França-Brasil (Coursera)
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Na perspectiva da França e do Brasil explicam como a globalização reconstitui as políticas públicas e os comportamentos sociais. Nós estudamos os intercâmbios e as interações entre os atores políticos, econômicos e sociais – públicos e privados, individuais e coletivos – e o modo pelo qual redesenham as relações [...]

Animals, Self, and Society (Coursera)

This course explores how animals and people are situated within the web of structures and connections known as “society.” Module 1 considers some of the key symbolic roles that animals play in society by investigating the practice of “thinking with animals.” We investigate how people construct different meanings of [...]

Civic Engagement in American Democracy (Coursera)

Dec 5th 2022
Civic Engagement in American Democracy (Coursera)
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So how does the American political system work? Who are some of the key actors? What are key concepts for a student trying to understand what’s going on? How can I as a citizen influence politics? Civic Engagement in American Democracy takes on these and other key questions. We’re [...]

Ethical Social Media (Coursera)

Social media connects us across space and time, allowing us to find like-minded communities and participate creatively in public life as never before. We may often use social media without thinking much about the possible consequences. But there is a shadow side associated with social media [...]

Sports and Society (Coursera)

Sports play a giant role in contemporary society worldwide. But few of us pause to think about the larger questions of money, politics, race, sex, culture, and commercialization that surround sports everywhere. This course draws on the tools of anthropology, sociology, history, and other disciplines to give you new [...]

Risk in Modern Society (Coursera)

Risk has become one of the defining features of modern society. Almost daily, we are preoccupied with assessing, discussing, or preventing a wide variety of risks. It is a cornerstone notion for businesses and organizations, but also for nation states and their many levels of government. And even for [...]

New Models of Business in Society (Coursera)

In this course, developed at the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia and taught by top-ranked faculty, we will be discussing the emergence of a new story about business. This new story locates business within a societal framework. Almost every business creates or destroys value for [...]

European Citizenship (Coursera)

Nov 21st 2022
European Citizenship (Coursera)
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All citizens in the EU are granted a European Citizenship on top of their national citizenship. The European citizenship was formally established when written into the Treaty of Maastricht in 1993, but had gradually matured through a longer historical process. Over time, it has developed into becoming a very [...]

Driving business towards the Sustainable Development Goals (Coursera)

Extreme weather events, wars, famine and environmental destruction are just a few of the wicked problems faced by humanity. That’s why in 2015 the United Nations adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This agenda includes 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that target the big challenges such as how [...]