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.
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
2x750wd Essay (2x25%) and 2500wd Research essay (40%)
12 Senior credit points in Government and International Relations, including GOVT2228 or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or International RelationsProhibitions