Meaningful Participation: Race, Place, and Environmental Justice

Course Number
ENVS 625 660
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Course Note
MES Foundation Course in Env Justice/MSAG Elective All Concentrations
Course Description
This course will focus on a critical exploration of the social movements and policies related to environmental injustices from a community development perspective. The course includes an overview of the Environmental Justice Movement as an evolution from the Civil Rights Movement as well as an exploration of the political economy of environmental inequalities and uneven development that contribute to urban land use patterns that catalyze a range of environmental injustices.

This course will emphasize authentic engagement of frontline communities to address a range of environmental inequalities using urban planning and community based solutions. Exploring a Philadelphia-area organization is a key component in this course.  
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