11.368 Environmental Justice

Fall 2004

Tacoma Shipyard.
Tacoma Shipyard, photograph by Michael Lane, 2005. (Image courtesy of openphoto.net.)

Course Highlights

This course features a full list of readings, and a complete set of student responses to them in the assignments section.

Course Description

This class explores the foundations of the environmental justice movement, current and emerging issues, and the application of environmental justice analysis to environmental policy and planning. It examines claims made by diverse groups along with the policy and civil society responses that address perceived inequity and injustice. While focused mainly on the United States, international issues and perspectives are also considered.
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Prof. JoAnn Carmin

Course Meeting Times

One session / week
3 hours / session