STS.320J 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.

STS.320J will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by C. Walley.

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

In the Spring 2013 Subject Evaluations, STS.320J was rated 7.0 out of 7.0. You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Environmental Conflict and Social Change site.

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ethnographic environmental graduate-level interrelationships non-western Europe

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