Western Washington University
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Environmental Justice part of Integrate:Workshops:Teaching Environmental Justice: Interdisciplinary Approaches:Courses
This course explores the justice implications of environmental problems by examining the history of the environmental justice movement, current conceptions and definitions of environmental justice, and case study applications. We draw from contemporary and historical case studies such as e-waste, industrial pollution, public transit, war and sustainable development. Emphasis is placed on student-led discussions of roles that gender, race, ethnicity and class play in environmentalism and environmental controversies.
Cultivating Action: Environmental Justice in the Environmental Science Classroom part of Integrate:Workshops:Teaching Environmental Justice: Interdisciplinary Approaches:Essays
Kate Darby, , Allegheny College Too often, environmental studies/science courses and students begin with the presumption of a people-free environment. When I ask students in a lower-division environmental science ...