GGR438H1: Environment and Development

Hours: 
36S

Examines the implications of development - as an economic and social project - for how the environment is used, by whom, and to what ends. Draws on literatures in political ecology and critical development geography. Topics include: interpretations of scarcity and degradation, questions of consumption, and the greening of development. Examines expansion of and struggles over new forms of green infrastructure in urban and rural settings.

Prerequisite: 

10 FCE's

Recommended Preparation: 

1.0 FCE in Geography (SOC SCI/BR=3)

Distribution Requirements: 
Social Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)