Environmental Political Thought

Term: Fall 2012

Subject Code: GPOL

Course Number: 6358

This course considers a series of significant texts in contemporary environmental political thought. Themes to be considered may include: the relationship between environment and sovereignty; new environmental surveillance and its relationship to media spectacle; the rise of liberal rights for nonhuman life; the role of place in environmentalism; environment and immigration and borders; the politics of environmental sacrifice; the relationship between science and democracy; and thinking ecology after nature.

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