Middlebury

GEOG 0208

Land and Livelihoods

Land and Livelihoods - From Local to Global
How do flows of money, people, materials, and ideas connect local livelihoods to distant sites and global processes? How do geographers study patterns of poverty and inequality at different scales? How do we define human development and wellbeing, how do we determine who participates, and why does it matter? In this course we will draw from perspectives in fields ranging from development geography and political ecology to post-colonial studies to examine livelihood dynamics in the Global South. We will use texts, interviews, writing assignments, problem sets, and mapping exercises to explore relationships between economy, identity, and place in an increasingly connected world. 3 hrs. lect.
Subject:
Geography
Department:
Geography
Division:
Social Sciences
Requirements Fulfilled:
AAL CMP SOC

Sections

Fall 2018

GEOG0208A-F18 Lecture (L'Roe)

Spring 2017

GEOG0208A-S17 Lecture (L'Roe)