Middlebury

ENVS0245A-F20

Human Environment: Middle East
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Human-Environment Relations: Middle East
In this course we will begin with an environmental history of Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon, asking such questions as: How does politics affect conservation practice? To what extent are formulations of nature constructed socially and politically? Whose rights are affected by protected areas and who decides governance criteria? The objectives of this course include providing students with an understanding of human-environment relations theory by addressing the regional specifics of modern environmental and social histories of these countries. We will look at animals, water, and forests in the literature of NGOs, UNEP reports, media, policy papers, and the academic literature. (One of the following: ENVS 0112, GEOG 0100, IGST 0101, SOAN 0103; Or by approval) (not open to students who have taken FYSE 1523) 3 hrs. lect.
Course Reference Number (CRN):
92523
Subject Code:
ENVS
Course Number:
0245
Section Identifier:
A

Course

ENVS 0245

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Fall 2020

ENVS0245A-F20 Lecture (Greeley)