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GES2460

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton First semester 2010 (Day)
South Africa First semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr. Wendy Stubbs

Synopsis

The rise of environmentalism. Perspectives and ideologies in respect of the environment. The 'social construction' of environmental issues. Issues of governance, policy and regulation. Themes include the internationalisation of environmental policy, the rise of corporate environmentalism, native title and indigenous rights, and the importance of property rights. Environmental impact assessment, social impact assessment, corporate environmental auditing, state of the environment reporting, and public participation.

Assessment

Essay: 30%
Tutorials: 30%
Examination: 40%

Chief examiner(s)

Wendy Stubbs

Contact hours

Two 1-hour lectures per week
2-hour tutorials spread across the semester

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Sustainability, environment and society
Geography and environmental science (ARTS)

Prerequisites

A first-year sequence in Geography and Environmental Science, or permission

Prohibitions

ENV2011, GES3460