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ETHS 112
Race, Gender, and the Environment
Fall

This intensive reading and discussion seminar explores how factors such as race, gender, class, colonialism, and concepts of human-environment relations help shape the often contradictory definitions of "environmentalism." We will explore the ideas and assumptions behind issues and movements such as environmental justice, ecofeminism, deep ecology, biotechnology, the population debate, and sustainable development. Readings include both international and U.S. perspectives, and represent competing viewpoints.
Offered every other year beginning 2020-21.

Course Credit:
3

Instructor(s):
Déborah Berman Santana

Note(s):
Offered in alternation with: ETHS 160
Limit sixteen students.
Open to sophomores, juniors, seniors, and graduate students.

Meets the following Core Curriculum (or Gen Ed requirement(s)):
Meets the following Gen Ed requirement(s): Multicultural Perspectives, Women and Gender,

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Last Updated: 6/23/17