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Tun Myint, Carleton College
The continual existence and betterment of humankind depends on the ability and intellect of human beings to make educated choices (rightly understood) in living with nature and to govern themselves. At the center ...
Water and Society
Adelle Monteblanco, University of Colorado at Boulder
"Water and Society" introduces students to sociological considerations of water, particularly access, distribution and risk management. The course reviews the central role of water in human society, with ...
Pamela McMullin-Messier, Central Washington University
This is a sociology course but also serves as an interdisciplinary elective for environmental and policy studies; the course revolves around discussion and application of the concepts and theories of environmental ...
Vulnerable Populations & Disasters
Marc Settembrino, Southeastern Louisiana University
This course is designed to critically examine the relationship between social inequality and disaster vulnerability. Special emphasis will be placed on social theories of disaster vulnerability, research examining ...
Hydrotopia: Water Resources Management in the West
Steven Burian, University of Utah
This is an interdisciplinary water management course. It is co-taught by an engineering instructor and an instructor from humanities. Students experience class sessions involving traditional lectures, guest speakers, position paper debates, and design charettes. Students are required to complete numerous in-class exercises, homework, three position papers, and a team project.
History of Post-colonial South Asia
This course will examine the transition from the colonial to the post-colonial state in South Asia. It will examine the various historical "traces" of colonial rule in the policies of various ...
Working Across the Life Course
This course examines the experience of work from a life course perspective. This sociological approach encourages people to think about how society leaves its imprint on every stage of our individual lives. We ...