ANTH313

Environment, Development and Disaster

30 points

Not offered 2020, offered in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019

For further information see Language, Social and Political Sciences

Description

This course is concerned with the social and ecological impacts of human activity in the context of a global fossil fuel civilization. Investigating problems of climate change, natural disaster, declining biodiversity, and environmental degradation, it provides an anthropologically informed perspective on crucial issues at the intersection of ecology, sustainable development, and social activism.

Pre-requisites

30 points of ANTH including 15 points at 200 level; or
30 points of ANTH or
SOCI or
GEOG at 200 level; or
60 points in related subjects including 30 points at 200 level with the approval of the Head of Department.

Restrictions

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