GEOGY520

Human Dimensions of Environmental Change

This paper examines the increasing risks imposed on human communities by global environmental change such as global warming and the occurrence of so-called natural disasters. The paper establishes a platform for the critical analysis of these processes by introducing students to important theoretical developments including the role of culture-nature dualisms in geography, theories on population-environment relationships, political ecology, new approaches to the study of disasters and the increasingly important concept of vulnerability.

This paper examines the increasing risks imposed on human communities by global environmental change such as global warming and the occurrence of so-called natural disasters. The paper establishes a platform for the critical analysis of these processes by introducing students to important theoretical developments including the role of culture-nature dualisms in geography, theories on population-environment relationships, political ecology, new approaches to the study of disasters and the increasingly important concept of vulnerability.

Paper Information

Points: 30.0
Internal assessment / examination: 100:0
Restriction(s): GEOG520

Trimesters and Locations

Occurrence Code When taught Where taught
21B (HAM)B Trimester : 12 Jul 2021 - 7 Nov 2021 Hamilton

Timetabled Lectures for Human Dimensions of Environmental Change (GEOGY520)

DayStartEndRoomDates
Thu11:00 AM1:00 PMJ.1.10Jul 12 - Oct 17
Fri3:00 PM5:00 PMI.1.08Jul 12 - Oct 17

NB:There may be other timetabled events for this paper such as tutorials or workshops.
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Indicative Fees

Fees for 2021 are not yet available.


Paper Outlines

The following 2020 paper outlines are available for GEOGY520. Please contact the Faculty or School office for details on 2021 outlines.

Additional Information

Available Subjects:  Environmental Planning | Environment and Society | Geography | Population Studies and Demography

Other available years: Human Dimensions of Environmental Change - GEOGY520 (2020) , Human Dimensions of Environmental Change - GEOGY520 (2019)

Paper details current as of : 23 October 2020 11:20am
Indicative fees current as of : 16 October 2020 12:49pm

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