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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GPH 379 Environmental Justice

3 Credit(s) DIII V W-II
This course explores the issue of Environmental Justice in both domestic and international settings. Environmental Justice is the fair treatment of all people with respect to environmental politics and their implementations. A hallmark of environmental injustice is the persistence of geographic inequalities in the distribution of environmental burdens or amenities. Students will review major theories of justice and discrimination and apply these concepts to case studies. Students will explore the social and structural factors that contribute to environmental inequalities and the innovative solutions that communities are using to address these problems. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for GGR357.  Prerequisite: W-I course.