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ENVS 6121

Community, Energy & Planning

This course examines the relationship between sustainable communities and sustainable energy systems. In the context of climate change, environmental, ethical, and social concerns, the course will consider the flexibility and adaptability of landscape, communities and city-building processes, and integrated and multi-scalar responses and approaches to policy-making and implementation.

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Year Term Code
2018 Winter ENVS 6121

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Day/Time Room Course Director Catalogue
Thursday, 2:30-5:20 HNES 230 Professor Hoicka E48P01

ENVS 6401

Disasters: Concepts and Causes

This course examines natural disasters from an interdisciplinary point of view, particularly considering why there seem to be more natural disasters, and how and why decisions made by people create vulnerable communities. Crosslisted with DEMS 5020.

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Year Term Code
2018 Winter ENVS 6401 (DEMS 5020)

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Day/Time Room Course Director Catalogue
Monday, 2:30-5:20 MC216 Etkin J43P01

ENVS 6162

International Environmental Law

This course examines the foundations and guiding principles of international environmental law. It explores the dynamics of the international legal system with a focus on the key actors, interests and ideas. Students are expected to contribute actively to the critical analysis of sources and mechanisms of international environmental law and to discussion of new approaches to global environmental problems.

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Year Term Code
2018 Winter ENVS 6162 (LAW 4880)

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Day/Time Room Course Director Catalogue
Tuesday, 2:30-5:30 IKB 1003 Estrin V78Z01

ENVS 6156

Critical Theories for International Development

Study of theories of development, underdevelopment and maldevelopment in Third World Countries, with stress on the social, economic, political, ideological and ecological bases for development approaches. Historical and current approaches to the theory of development are presented, and the extent to which they respond to environmental concerns is investigated.

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Year Term Code
2018 Winter ENVS 6156

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Day/Time Room Course Director Catalogue
Thursday, 2:30-5:20 HNES 248 Kapoor Y23A01

ENVS 6120

Public Involvement in Planning

Overview of theories of public participation, and consideration of methods and techniques relevant to planning issues and problems of citizen involvement in planning practice.

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Year Term Code
2018 Winter ENVS 6120

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Day/Time Room Course Director Catalogue
Thursday, 2:30-5:20 HNES 141 Lehrer H82U01

ENVS 6119

Environmental Resource Management

Examination of the principles of environmental resource management and conservation, with emphasis on integrating ecological/physical, economic, and social/ethical considerations in contemporary problems in environmental resource management.

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Year Term Code
2018 Winter ENVS 6119

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Day/Time Room Course Director Catalogue
Monday, 11:30-2:20 HNES 109 Colla Z35Y01

ENVS 6102

Transitions in Environmental Studies

This course assists students in the transition from MES II to MES III, with emphasis on the design of the substantive and integrative experiences to be undertaken in MES III (including expectations of the Major Project, Major Paper, or Thesis) and the ways that students may demonstrate “mastery” of the subject matter.

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Year Term Code
2018 Winter ENVS 6102

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D86A01

ENVS 6102

Transitions in Environmental Studies

This course assists students in the transition from MES II to MES III, with emphasis on the design of the substantive and integrative experiences to be undertaken in MES III (including expectations of the Major Project, Major Paper, or Thesis) and the ways that students may demonstrate “mastery” of the subject matter.

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Year Term Code
2017 Fall ENVS 6102

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K39Z01

ENVS 5475

Space, Place & Capitalism

This course examines the political economy of capitalism from a geographical angle. It looks at the spatial and environmental aspects of capitalism employing Marx=s >mature= works as well as more contemporary literature on political economy in geography and cultural studies.

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Year Term Code
2017 Fall ENVS 5475 (GEOG 5375/SOCI 6794)

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Day/Time Room Course Director Catalogue
Tuesday, 11:30-2:20 R S536 Das R48E01

ENVS 5103

Nature and Society

Examination of conceptions of nature found in the Western tradition. A particular emphasis is placed on the role of cultural narratives, and notions of technology and time in shaping our conceptions of nature.

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Year Term Code
2017 Fall ENVS 5103

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Day/Time Room Course Director Catalogue
Wednesday, 2:30-5:20 HNES 141 Cavanagh A31Y01