GDEV 6320

GDEV 6320

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2023-2024.

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 students or permission of instructor.

Comments Not offered every year.

  • Describe the history and processes of environmental governance.
  • Apply terms, concepts, and methods of critical institutional analysis to environmental governance.
  • Take positions on classical and contemporary debates animating environmental policy processes.
  • Apply knowledge to a specific question, concept, or problem selected for the term paper.
  • Demonstrate content-specific oral and communication skills.

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  • 19375 GDEV 6320   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 19376 GDEV 6320   DIS 201

    • F Warren Hall B02
    • Aug 21 - Dec 4, 2023
    • Wolf, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person