Academic Calendar 2017/2018 - Environmental Justice
GEND 2036 Environmental Justice
Prerequisites:Any 18 credits completed.
Hours:Three hours of lecture per week for one term.
Students learn interdisciplinary and cross-cultural analyses of contemporary environmental issues, as they relate to gender, race, and economic power relations, and social justice challenges and initiatives. Students examine social relations that underlie various environmental problems and critically explore social movements that respond to ecological crises. Students explore local and global environment issues such as water and forestry management, energy consumption, climate change, and sustainable development. This course may be credited towards Social Welfare and Social Development.