ENVIRON 222 - Introduction to Environmental Justice
Winter 2022, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Program in the Environment (ENVIRON)
Department: SNE Program in the Environment
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Details

Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
SS, RE
Other:
Sustain
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

This course explores the relationship between environment and social inequality. It examines how race, class, and gender interact in American rural and urban environments to produce or sustain inequalities. The course examines how structural factors and community characteristics influence environmental outcomes. Students will begin by examining historical environmental justice issues in American cities. The course also examines the issue of food security; it looks at the rise in community gardening in poor communities as an attempt to combat the lack of access to healthy food. Students will also examine the root causes of residential segregation and the spatial inequalities that arise from the siting of hazardous facilities in minority and low-income urban and rural communities. A portion of the course analyses international environmental justices related to climate change and disasters as well as farming and pesticide use.

Class Format:

All class meetings will be taught synchronously and In-Person for the Winter 2022 term.

Schedule

ENVIRON 222 - Introduction to Environmental Justice
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
36253
Open
4
 
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MW 3:00PM - 4:00PM
002 (DIS)
 In Person
36259
Closed
0
 
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M 4:00PM - 5:00PM
003 (DIS)
 In Person
36260
Closed
0
 
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Tu 2:00PM - 3:00PM
004 (DIS)
 In Person
36261
Closed
0
 
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Tu 3:00PM - 4:00PM

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