21A.429J Environmental Conflict and Social Change

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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.429J will be offered this semester (Spring 2019). It is instructed by C. Walley.

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

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