NTRES 6310

NTRES 6310

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

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.

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

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Syllabi: none
  • 16519 NTRES 6310   LEC 001

  • 16520 NTRES 6310   DIS 201