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5117335 Rural-Urban Socio-economics and Governance in the European North, literature, 3 Cp 
Code 5117335  Validity 23.02.2012 -
Name Rural-Urban Socio-economics and Governance in the European North, literature  Abbreviation Rural-Urban Soc 
Credits3 Cp  Date of expiry  
TypeAdvanced Studies Subject 
ClassStudy Unit  Hours  
Study right   Grading0-5 
Recommended scheduling 
Organisation Geography (Geography and Human Geography) (J) 

Markku Tykkyläinen 

Learning outcomes 

Students have an understanding of local and community development and the role of local development policies in a comparative setting.


The book examination will deepen students' understanding of topic-related development issues in a comparative setting.

Modes of study 

Book examination, electronic exam, Joensuu, Kuopio, Savonlinna.

Study materials 

Häyrynen S., Turunen, R. & Nyman J. (2012), Locality, Memory, Reconstruction. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne, 278 pp., or other articles as agreed with the examiner.

Evaluation criteria 

0-5. Students must prove that they have achieved the required level of knowledge for the assigned text, to be evaluated 0-5.


Professor Markku Tykkyläinen

Further information 

Finnish students are allowed to write the exam in Finnish.


Letter (J, K, S) in front of the name of the course/exam indicates the campus on which teaching or exam takes place: J = Joensuu, K = Kuopio, S = Savonlinna.

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