Geography 420 - Political Ecology

Eric Thomas

TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM

UMass Amherst
Hasbrouck Room 236
Introduction to human geography perspectives on the historical transformation of the earth and current environmental issues. Political ecology explores the diverse, complex spatially and temporally variable, multi-scale and often place/region specific politics, political economy, and socio-cultural dynamics of environmental change and conservation. Special attention to communities, Indigenous peoples, women, environmental and social justice movements, and contested "development" and conservation initiatives. Course case studies analyze political ecologies of diverse world regions and historical eras.
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