Government 367et - Seminar: Topics in Political Theory-Environmental Political Theory

Sem-T-Pol Theory-Environmentl

Kye Barker

TU 1:20 PM - 4:00 PM

Smith College
What is the political significance of nature? In this seminar engages this question through a critical analysis of readings in classic and contemporary environmental political thought with special emphasis on the political relationship between human beings and nature. Topics to be considered include wilderness conservation, political ecology, environmental justice and more. The question which emerges through these readings, which is in the background of the entire course, is to find a democratic and just response to the challenges of the climate crisis. Enrollment limited to 12. Juniors and seniors only. Instructor permission required.

[CE] JR/SR only

Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.