May 19, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

ANTH 525 - Environment and Anthropology


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.

Credits: 3