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DSOC 6320

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2014-2015.

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 student standing or permission of instructor.

Comments Co-meets with BSOC 3311/DSOC 3311/NTRES 3311/STS 3311.

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Enrollment Information
Combined with: BSOC 3311DSOC 3311NTRES 3311NTRES 6310STS 3311

  • 18196DSOC 6320  LEC 001

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • A one hour seminar time will be required of all graduate students taking this course for credit. It will be held on Wednesdays, 4:00-5:00 PM.