Skip to main content

Cities, Sustainability and Environmental Justice

This course examines the relationship between urban development and environmental justice in the United States, with a particular emphasis on the role of urban planning practices in creating and maintaining the disproportionate exposure to pollution and the unequal access to environmental amenities faced by communities of color. It also investigates the political processes through which municipal sustainability efforts are being used by activists and city officials to create solutions to environmental and social injustices in urban areas. Meets the Equity and Power: EPUS requirement.

Degree requirement — Equity and Power: EPUS

1 unit — McKendry

Offerings

Term Block Title Instructor Location Student Limit/Available Updated
Fall 2021 Block 1 Cities, Sustainability, and Environmental Justice Corina McKendry Palmer Hall 122 25 / 1 11/26/2021
Report an issue - Last updated: 11/26/2021