Environmental Justice in North America

BLST285 (Liberal Arts) Environmental Justice in North America 3 hrs. 3 crs. This course introduces students to ways in which ecological degradation is linked to patterns of environmental racism; the values, goals, history, and scope of the environmental justice movement; and relevant theories and methods drawn from multidisciplinary foundations. The past, present, and prospects of environmental claims-making in North America will be explored. Preq: Sophomore standing or permission of the department. Not open to students with credit in ANTH 285. This course is cross-listed with ANTH 285.