272.2 sec. 001 - Environmental Justice: Race, Class, and the Environment (Fall 2021)
Instructor: Ingrid Brostrom (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
Instructor: Mad Stano
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Grading Designation: Graded
Mode of Instruction: In-Person
Th 3:35 PM - 6:15 PM
Location: Law 10
From August 19, 2021
To November 23, 2021
Course End: November 23, 2021
Class Number: 31542
Enroll Limit: 27
As of: 01/25 05:06 PM
Environmental justice describes a social and political movement to seek greater equity in the distribution of environmental harms and benefits in our society, and in particular, to address the disproportionate impact of pollution on low-income communities of color. This course explores the intersection between traditional environmental law and civil rights; how decision-making affects not only our natural environment but also our lived environment. The course will provide an overview of traditional and emerging environmental justice topics, and the innovative methods practitioners are using to address systemic environmental inequalities.
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