Units of Study

SCLG3604 - Environmental Sociology

Semester 2, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Mike Michael


This unit takes a sociological perspective to understanding our built and natural environments. The unit covers key concepts such as community sustainability, environmental footprints, natural resource depletion, Malthusian pressures, consumerism, indigenous environment stewardship, the tragedy of the commons, environmental social movements, risk, vulnerability, sustainable development, and anthropogenic climate change. Environmental case studies and examples will be drawn from Australia, the region, and around the world.


1x2000wd essay (40%), 1x1500wd exam (40%), 1x1000wd online tutorial participation and presentation (20%)


1x2-hr seminar/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week commencing week 2


SCLG1001 and SCLG1002

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This unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit for students who are already enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program.

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