Units of Study

GOVT6223 - Topics in Environmental Politics

Semester 1, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Robert MacNeil
Phone: +61 2 9351 5081
Email: robert.macneil@sydney.edu.au

Description

This unit will offer a broad overview of a key contemporary issue in environmental politics. Topics could include climate change policy, environmental justice, food security and politics, sustainable cities, or timely issues in the Australian or global context. The goal will be to ground these issues in the relevant literatures of politics and environmental studies. Check with the unit coordinator or Department for the particular topic to be addressed in any given semester.

Assessments

1000wd seminar papers (2x15%), 3000wd research paper (50%) and seminar preparation and participation (20%)

Classes

1x2-hr seminar/week

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