ENVIRON 270 - Our Common Future: Ecology, Economics and Ethics of Sustainable Development
Section: 001
Term: FA 2013
Subject: Program in the Environment (ENVIRON)
Department: LSA Environment
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
ID
Other:
Sustain
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

An interdisciplinary foundation of the concepts and strategies of sustainability from an ecological, economic, and socio-political perspective. The quest for sustainable development is the most critical, yet challenging, issue of our times. Defining what sustainable development is and how it ought to be accomplished is profoundly influencing government, academics, business, science, and people's culture and livelihoods at the local, national, and global levels.

ENVIRON 270 - Our Common Future: Ecology, Economics and Ethics of Sustainable Development
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
29224
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MWF 10:00AM - 11:00AM
002 (DIS)
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29231
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F 1:00PM - 2:30PM
003 (DIS)
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29232
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F 2:30PM - 4:00PM
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Note:
Hi, welcome to OUR COMMON FUTURE! For the first assignment we will be exploring the implicit associations related to race and ethnicity and how they relate to issues of colonialism, imperialism and development. You will need to read the book "Exterminate all the Brutes" by Sven Lindqvist. Please start reading this book right away. See you Wednesday September 4.
ISBN: 1565843592
"Exterminate all the brutes" : one man's odyssey into the heart of darkness and the origins of European genocide, Author: Sven Lindqvist ; translated from the Swedish by Joan Tate., Publisher: New Press Reprint. 2007
Required
Other Textbook Editions OK.
ISBN: 9780935028348
Food rebellions! : crisis and the hunger for justice, Author: Eric Holt-Gimenez and Raj Patel ; with Annie Shattuck., Publisher: Pambazuka Press 1st publis 2009
Required
Other Textbook Editions OK.
ISBN: 9780935028966
Breakfast of biodiversity : the political ecology of rain forest destruction, Author: John Vandermeer and Ivette Perfecto ; foreword by Vandana Shiva., Publisher: Food First Books 2nd ed. 2005
Required
Other Textbook Editions OK.
ISBN: 9780896087026
Cochabamba! : water war in Bolivia., Author: Oscar Olivera, in collaboration with Tom Lewis., Publisher: South end press 2004
Required
Other Textbook Editions OK.
ISBN: 9780393324396
Globalization and its discontents, Author: Joseph E. Stiglitz., Publisher: Norton 1. pbk. [e 2003
Optional
Other Textbook Editions OK.
ISBN: 9780143035596
Multitude : war and democracy in the age of empire, Author: Michael Hardt; Antonio Negri., Publisher: Penguin Books 2005
Optional
Other Textbook Editions OK.
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