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2013-2014 Academic Catalog 
2013-2014 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GDS 346 - Sustainable Development in the Modern World System

4 credits (Spring)
Interdisciplinary social science examination of theories and issues concerning “sustainable development.” Historical consideration of the goals of development along with how and why the concept of sustainability became prevalent in the dominant discourse, and the contested meanings applied to this concept. Focus then given to several key issues (varying by year) at the boundary of economic/social development, natural resource management, and environmental degradation (such as population growth, agrarian reform, international environmental treaties, climate change, deforestation, agribusiness, tourism, etc.). Can count as anthropology seminar when taught by Roper.

Prerequisite: GDS 111  and ANT 238 ECN 230 ECN 233 ECN 240 EDU 217 POL 251 POL 257 POL 259 SOC 220 SOC 240 , or SST 230 .
Note: Not offered every year.
Instructor: Roper