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SOANĀ 305 Environmental Sociology

Faculty: Podobnik
Content: Research traditions and debates in the field of environmental sociology. How contemporary patterns of industrial production, urbanization, and consumption intensify ecological problems; why harmful effects of pollution disproportionately impact disadvantaged groups; what kinds of social movements have mobilized to protect ecosystems and human communities from environmental degradation. Introduction to basic concepts from urban sociology, theories of social inequality, environmental justice topics, social movements research.
Prerequisites: SOAN 100 or SOAN 110. Two 200-level sociology/anthropology courses.
Restrictions: Sophomore standing required.
Usually offered: Annually, spring semester.
Semester credits: 4.

Sociology and Anthropology

...the courses must be from advanced SOAN courses numbered 305 through 498, or GEND 440...