21A.429[J] Environmental Conflict and Social Change


Class Info

Explores the complex interrelationships among humans and natural environments, focusing on non-western parts of the world in addition to Europe and the United States. Use of environmental conflict to draw attention to competing understandings and uses of "nature" as well as the local, national and transnational power relationships in which environmental interactions are embedded. In addition to utilizing a range of theoretical perspectives, subject draws upon a series of ethnographic case studies of environmental conflicts in various parts of the world.

This class has no prerequisites.

21A.429[J] will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by C. Walley.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Environmental Conflict and Social Change site.

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