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GOVT3995 - Politics and Environment: Current Issues

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: David Schlosberg


The focus of environmental politics often shifts, and this unit will examine key contemporary issues in the field - from the more longstanding to emergent issues just gaining political urgency. The unit will focus on key issues in depth; this may include climate change, environmental justice, food politics, sustainable cities, and/or other timely issues in the Australian or global context. Students will be required to do intensive research in a relevant and salient area of interest in environmental politics and policy.


2x750wd essay (2x25%) and 2500wd research essay (40%)


1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week


12 Senior credit points from Government and International Relations, including GOVT2228




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