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


Term Block Title Instructor Location Student Limit/Available Updated
Fall 2022 Block 1 Cities, Sustainability, and Environmental Justice Corina McKendry Tutt Science Building 108 25 / -2 06/03/2023
Fall 2023 Block 1 Cities, Sustainablity, Corina McKendry TBA 25 / 0 06/03/2023
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