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Stanley Tanyi Asah
CFR 550
Seattle Campus

Graduate Seminar

Graduate seminar to evaluate and discuss current research topics. Topics and requirements vary. Offered: AWSp.

Class description

This graduate section of the Environmental Sociology course will focus on the social construction of environmental problems and management approaches. We will explore in depth, the political, economic and cultural factors that help explain why some environmental problems receive more attention than others.

Student learning goals

Acquire a holistic and critical perspective toward social environmental phenomena.

General method of instruction

Readings and peer-led group discussions

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading

Readings, led discussions and a term paper


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Stanley Tanyi Asah
Date: 06/06/2011