POLS 043B. Environmental Justice: Theory and Action
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 PEAC, ENVS, CBL
Spring 2018. De Chiro.
Catalog chapter: Political Science
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/political-science
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