Faculty of Arts


POLITICS 205

Governing Planet Earth: Debates in Environmental Politics


Description

Environmental problems play an increasingly important role in contemporary politics. This course examines the role of ideologies and institutions in shaping environmental governance challenges, from climate change and land-use conflicts to air and water pollution. Drawing from examples in New Zealand and around the globe, topics include limits to growth, sustainable development, ecological modernisation, ecolocalism and environmental justice.

Availability 2018

Not taught in 2018

Lecturer(s)

TBA

Points

POLITICS 205: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

30 points at Stage I in Political Studies or Politics and International Relations, or POLITICS 106 and 30 points in Global Environment and Sustainable Development

Restrictions

POLITICS 313


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