GRG 340D GRG 340D. Political Ecology of Globalization and Environmental Degradation. 3 Hours.
Study of current environmental problems from the perspective of political ecology, which critically examines political, economic, and social relations between humans and the natural world. Uses case studies from Africa, Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East to address climate change, deforestation, desertification, biodiversity, and environmental justice. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.