DSOC 6320

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

Considers the question of environmental governance, defined as the assemblage of social institutions that regulate natural resource use and shape environmental outcomes. Participants explore the roles of public policy, market exchange, and collective action in resource (mis)management. Introduces theoretical concepts from a variety of social science perspectives to support case studies and student-led discussions. Comparative analysis of how governance is pursued in different countries, historical periods, and ecological contexts (forestry, endangered species, water quality) highlight scope for institutional innovation. Students taking the course for graduate credit are required to read supplemental materials, undertake more complex research assignments, and participate in seminar discussion section.

When Offered Fall (not offered every year).

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: graduate student standing or permission of instructor.

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  • 17318DSOC 6320  LEC 001

  • 17466DSOC 6320  DIS 201