Special Issues of Rural Sociology

Course Information
TitleΕΙΔΙΚΑ ΜΑΘ. ΑΓΡ/ΚΗΣ ΚΟΙΝΩΝΙΟΛΟΓΙΑΣ / Special Issues of Rural Sociology
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate, 3rd / Doctorate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID420000542

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
  • French (Examination)
  • Italian (Examination)
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Reading Assigment25
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities
Written assigments25
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
ομιλία Καθ. Tim Lang στο Food Film Festival 2012. http://vimeo.com/38751814 Coley, Howard & Winter, (2011),"Food miles: time for a re-think?", British Food Journal, Vol. 113 Iss: 7 pp. 919 – 934 Ballingall and Winchester (2010) Food Miles: Starving the Poor? The World Economy Winter, M. (2005) “ Geographies of food: agro-food geographies-food, nature, farmers and agency” Progress in Human Geography, 29:609. N. Hassanein (2003) Practicing food democracy: a pragmatic politics of transformationJournal of Rural Studies, Volume 19, Issue 1, pp 77-86 S.M. Borras Jr., R. Hall, I. Scoones, B.White & WWolford (2011) Towards a better understanding of global land grabbing: an editorial introduction, Journal of Peasant Studies, 38:2, 209-216 ομιλία Carolyn Steel TED talks http://www.ted.com/talks/carolyn_steel_how_food_shapes_our_cities.html The Role of the EU in Land Grabbing in Africa - CSO Monitoring 2009-2010 “Advancing African Agriculture” (AAA): The Impact of Europe’s Policies and Practices on African Agriculture and Food Security by Alison Graham, Sylvain Aubry, Rolf Künnemann and Sofía Monsalve Suárez 2011/C 104/01 Γνωμοδότηση της Επιτροπής των Περιφερειών με θέμα: «Τοπικά συστήματα τροφίμων» (διερευνητική γνωμοδότηση) http://europarltv.europa.eu/en/player.aspx?pid=3e13c697-a47b-4528-a39a-a01500a316df Conference "Local agriculture and short food supply chains" (Brussels, 20/04/2012) SPEECH/12/283 Dacian Cioloș Local farming and short supply chains: enhancing the local dimension of the common agricultural policy. http://ec.europa.eu/agriculture/events/small-farmers-conference-2012_en.htm Υπαιθρος Χώρα. Η Ελληνική Αγροτική Κοινωνία στο τέλος του 20ου Αιώνα. Επιμ. Κασίμης, Χ. - Λουλούδης Λ., Πλέθρον, Αθήνα, 1999 Ανθοπούλου Θ., Μωυσίδης Α., (Επιμέλεια), 2001, Από τον αγροτικό χώρο στην ύπαιθρο χώρα (Συλλογικός τόμος), Εκδ. Gutemberg, Αθήνα. Δαμιανάκος Σ. (Επιμέλεια), 1987, Διαδικασίες κοινωνικού μετασχηματισμού στην αγροτική Ελλάδα, Συλλογικός Τόμος, ΕΚΚΕ, Αθήνα. Δαμιανάκος Σ., 2002, Από τον χωρικό στον αγρότη, Εκδ. Εξάντας – ΕΚΚΕ, Αθήνα. Κασίμης Χ., Λουλούδης Λ. (Επιμέλεια), 1999, Ύπαιθρος Χώρα, Συλλογικός Τόμος, Εκδ. Πλέθρον, Αθήνα. Μωυσίδης Α., Ανθοπούλου Θ., Ντυκέν Μ., 2002, Οι ηλικιωμένοι στον αγροτικό χώρο, Εκδ. Gutemberg, Αθήνα. Παπαδόπουλος Α. (Επιμέλεια), 2004, Η ανάπτυξη σε μια πολυλειτουργική ύπαιθρο, Εκδ. Gutemberg, Αθήνα.
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