ENVS 035. Environmental Justice: Theory and Action
(Cross-listed as POLS 043B )
Examines historical, political, and activist roots of the field of environmental justice. Using interdisciplinary approaches from political ecology, environmental science, history, geography, cultural studies, and social movement theory, we analyze diverse environmental justice struggles and community activism in contemporary environmental issues such as: air quality and health, toxic contamination and reproductive issues, sustainable agriculture and food security, fossil energy-coal, oil, hydro-fracking and livelihoods, climate change and climate justice. Course incorporates a community-based learning component.
Eligible for ENVS, ESCH, PEAC
Fall 2020. Di Chiro.
Fall 2021. Di Chiro.
Catalog chapter: Environmental Studies
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/environmental-studies
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