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Culture, Globalization, and the Environment

This course will focus on the interrelation between globalization and the environment in a cross cultural perspective. It will examine the rise of globalization from its colonial antecedents to the modern global era and its multiple effects on local populations and their environment. Topics include environmental institutions, global discourses of environmentalism, environmental movements., media, climate change, and finally, understanding the complex and dynamic nature of engagements between `the local' and `the global'.

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