This unit takes an environmental justice perspective in introducing students to the dynamics that shape contemporary environmental policy (including green politics) with broad appeal to students of politics and policy, justice studies, environmental studies and science. The roles of politics and the state in delivering environmental justice and policy outcomes are considered with reference to a number of case studies including climate change. The unit also traces in a comparative sense, environmental justice ideas, values and politics from grass roots inception, through to green political platforms and the policy agendas of greens within and supporting governments.
|Unit name||Environmental Justice, Politics and Policy|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
|Discipline||Politics and International Relations|
Assoc. Prof. Kate Crowley
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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25 points at introductory level in any discipline in any faculty
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
HPP312, HSD230, HSD330
On Campus: 2-hr lecture weekly, 1 tutorial fortnightly;
Participation 10%; Quiz 10%; 2,500-word essay (40%), Take home exam (40%).
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