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Course Catalog 2008-2009 
    
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ENVS 311 - Seminar in Environmental Justice


Semester Offered: Second Semester, Second Module
Credits (Range): 2 Hours
Attribute: 2SS

We will use case studies, focused on Ohio and Nigeria, to examine environmental problems faced and addressed by low income persons, people of color, and indigenous peoples. Key topics include: power, race/class/gender, environmental racism, human rights, environmental justice, environmental equity, and land and resource rights. Class will be a mix of lectures, guest lectures, student-led discussions, and presentations of research projects (papers or posters) as part of a class mini-conference open to the public. Enrollment Limit: 12.
Instructor: C. Fortwanger
Prerequisites & Notes
ENVS 101, at least one upper level course in ENVS and Junior or Senior status



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