Course in Environmental Justice: Origins, Theory, Issues and Movements

Introduction

This course lays the foundation for some of the key themes in environmental justice, including origins and theories of environmental justice, the rise of the global movement for environmental justice, and issues of environmental justice in natural resource management.

Contents

This course lays the foundation for some of the key themes in environmental justice, including origins and theories of environmental justice
The course addresses specific topics such as urban environmental justice, relationship between gentrification and social classes, health and greening of cities.
The course focusses on the study of the rise of the global movement for environmental justice, and issues of environmental justice in natural resource management. It presents the Environmental Justice Atlas as a tool to address and give concrete visibility to these themes and finally deals with conflicts on access to different types of ecosystem services.

Access requirements

- Undergraduate degree
- Knowledge of written and spoken English
Our program is suitable for graduate students interested in a professional carreer and students who already have a master's (or even a PhD) and want to switch to a research career and a PhD (or post-doc) on political ecology, environmental justice or degrowth. Students might also benefit from the option of taking selected modules of our program, as necessary for their needs, instead of the full Master program.

Contact

Gonzalo Gamboa Jimenez

E-mail: Gonzalo.gamboa@uab.cat

UAB Specialisation Course

2 Edition
Places: 50
6 ECTS
Code: 3867/2
Price: 396 ¤
Special price: 356¤
Group of application:

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Modality: Onsite
Location: Escuela de Postgrado y Formación Continuada, Campus Bellaterra, UAB
Dates: from 01/10/2019 to 13/02/2020
Teaching language:
English (100%)
Coordinating centres:
Instituto de Ciencia y Tecnología Ambientales
Title obtained:
Certificate of achievement of the course Environmental Justice: Origins, Theory, Issues and Movements

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