ENVSC 352 - Environmental Justice

Description
An examination of environmental issues and their implications for social justice. Topics include the history of the environmental justice movement, current conceptions and definitions of environmental justice, and case study applications. We draw from contemporary and historical case studies such as e-waste, industrial pollution, public transit, war and sustainable development. Emphasis is placed on student-led discussions of roles that gender, race, ethnicity and class play in environmentalism and environmental controversies. Distribution Requirements: CL, PD. This course counts as Social Science for the purpose of satisfying the College distribution requirement for students who matriculated before Fall 2016.
Credits
4
Recent Professors
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2018
Offered
MW
Avg. Class Size
18
Avg. Sections
1