Environmental Sociology (SOC 202.3)

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Syllabus / Public content Section Term Instructor
SOC 202 01 September 2018 Michael Gertler
SOC 202 02 January 2018 Michael Gertler
SOC 202 02 January 2017 Michael Gertler


Sociological approaches to the study of environmental challenges and societal responses. We are linked to the environment through our bodies as well as through organizational arrangements and social institutions that can increase environmental risks or promote equitable solutions. This course includes analysis of the social dimensions of environmental justice and sustainable development.


6 credit units of 100- or higher-level Sociology or permission of instructor.


Students with credit for SOC 298 Special Topics in Environmental Sociology Social Dimensions of Sustainable Development may not take this course for credit.

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