Goucher College 2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    Jul 13, 2024  
Goucher College 2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalogue PLEASE NOTE: This is an archived catalog. Programs are subject to change each academic year.

ES 391 - Seminar: Environmental Sociology (4 Cr.)

(SOA 391 )
Environmental sociology explores the interactions and interdependencies between human societies and the natural environment. This seminar emphasizes current theory and research in environmental sociology aimed at understanding and addressing social and environmental trends, changes, and problems in advanced industrial nations of the West, but also in resource-deprived nations and the world system as a whole. Seminar topics include: science and technology, industrialization, problems of production, consumption and materialism, ecological modernization, ideologies of environmental domination and concern, the social construction of nature, and risk society. Prerequisites: Junior standing and one of the following courses: SOA 200 , SOA 201 , ES 230 , or SOA 217 . Spring semester. Offered 2017-2018 and alternate years.