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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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ENVS 425X - Environment and Anthropology


Crosslisted as ANTH 425. Human adaptation to the natural environment, including interconnections between ideologies, social systems, economics, political structures, and ecology. Historical development of environmental studies in anthropology, particularly ecological anthropology, up through and including the emergence of political ecology and environmental anthropology. Topics include ecological adaptation of non-industrial societies, communal resources, world food and population, industrial food systems, contemporary environmentalism, and the relationship between science, policy and the state.

Prerequisites & Notes
PRQ: ANTH 220 or consent of the department.

Credits: 3