Oct 06, 2022  
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENVS 4370 - Eco-Justice


This course explores the emergence of eco-justice movements and how environmental burdens and benefits are socially distributed. It considers topics such as the concept of eco-justice, origins and achievements of eco-justice movements, and distribution of burdens/benefits related to class, race and ethnicity, gender, and geography. It uses case studies to explore real-world instances of eco-justice centered on food, waste, health, climate, and migration, and connections between local, national, and global justice issues. This course satisfies WMU Essential Studies Level 3: Connections – Local and National Perspectives Category.

Credits: 3 hours



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