Environmental Justice

A distant photo of big buildings, warehouses, and cranes.

Tacoma Shipyard, photograph by Michael Lane, 2005. (Image courtesy of openphoto.net.)

Instructor(s)

MIT Course Number

11.368

As Taught In

Fall 2004

Level

Graduate

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Course Description

This class explores the foundations of the environmental justice movement, current and emerging issues, and the application of environmental justice analysis to environmental policy and planning. It examines claims made by diverse groups along with the policy and civil society responses that address perceived inequity and injustice. While focused mainly on the United States, international issues and perspectives are also considered.

Carmin, JoAnn. 11.368 Environmental Justice, Fall 2004. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/urban-studies-and-planning/11-368-environmental-justice-fall-2004 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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