Units of Study

SCLG3604 - Environmental Sociology

Semester 2, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Mike Michael

Description

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.

Assessments

1x1800wd essay (40%), 1x2hr exam (50%) and 1x500wd tutorial activities (10%)

Classes

1x2hr seminar/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

Prerequisites

SCLG1001 and SCLG1002

Additional Information

This unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit for students who are already enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program. As part of the 2014 curriculum review this unit of study has been replaced by SCLG2631. This unit of study will not be offered again.

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