Environmental Politics (GOVT2228)

UNIT OF STUDY

Environmental issues pose increasingly difficult challenges to our societies. What is the nature of these challenges? Where have they come from? How have political institutions adapted to them, at the national and international levels? What further changes might be necessary to better meet them? How might these changes come about? What effects might they have on the future of politics? This unit of study will engage these kinds of questions as an introduction to some theoretical and practical dimensions of environmental politics.

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Classes

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

Assessment

1000wd essay (20%) and 2000wd essay (30%) and 2hr exam (30%) and tutorial participation (20%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

12 Junior credit points from Government and International Relations

Prohibitions

GOVT2208

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