GEOG415: Environmental Justice
Module convenor: Gordon Walker
This module critically examines environmental justice as a new agenda and discourse for environmental policy and politics. It considers how the environment and the practices of environmental management have equity and justice implications for different social groups and the research, policy debates and political action that have focused on questions of both distributive and procedural justice.
The module is international in scope considering experience in the US, UK and Europe and environmental and risk issues that operate across local to global scales. You will be encouraged to think critically and creatively about questions at the forefront of current political, policy and academic agenda.
Two 2500 word essays.
Degrees in sociology, media and cultural studies
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