Africana Studies 239/Environmental Studies 239: Environmental Justice & Sustainable Development in South Africa
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Consent of Instructors
Africana Studies, Environmental Studies
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All College Req(s):
Joy Conrad (Modern Languages & Literatures); Emily Neal (Center for Sustainable Communities)
In this course, students will explore the environmental, political, and ethical issues raised by both development and conservation projects in South Africa and the competing priorities they reflect. Students will examine the complexities of environmental justice and sustainable development within the context of rapid economic growth in a nation with a legacy of social inequality. The course will cover topics related to energy and water rights, conservation, resource extraction, and urbanization and will include a visit to a wild life reserve as well as a service learning project in a rural community. Please note: this course does not fulfill the Intercultural (INTCL) requirement.
Estimated Cost: $4,500 - $4,850
Estimated Add'l Meal Costs: $300
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Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.