Apr 05, 2020  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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ENVS 432X - Nature and the Environment across Cultures


Crosslisted as ANTH 432. Investigation of the different ways people conceptualize nature and the environment across cultures. Focus on out-of-awareness cultural models, that is, intermediary mental organizations of meaning that stand between universal concepts and culturally bound realizations. Critical evaluation of a number of projects that attempt to use local and/or indigenous knowledge in managing the relationship between people, nature, and the environment is included.

Credits: 3