Aug 09, 2022  
2018-2019 SUNY Potsdam Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 SUNY Potsdam Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Add to Portfolio (opens a new window)

SOCI 371 - Globalization and the Environment


3 Credit(s)

This course examines the socio-environmental consequences of globalization. The course begins with a discussion of general understandings of globalization and the major social institutions involved (e.g. corporations, intergovernmental policy agencies before moving to an analysis of the socio-environmental consequences of globalization (e.g. climate change, biodiversity loss, infectious disease, urbanization). The course examines the connections between international political and economic policies, local environmental and social conditions, and international and intra-national inequality. Further, the course explores international policy responses to global environmental problems, as well as local and transnational social movements resisting globalization and its environmental consequences.



Add to Portfolio (opens a new window)