Environment, Sustainability and Development - ARTS2240

Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

School: School of Humanities and Languages

Course Outline: School of Humanities & Languages

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: 30 units of credit at Level 1

Equivalent: INST2401

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

Available for General Education: Yes (more info)

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Subject Area: Environmental Humanities
This course can also be studied in the following specialisation: Development Studies; Globalisation Studies

This course is about sustainable development along with the technological and social changes that are involved in achieving it, both at a national and global level.

It is divided into three parts:
(1) the historical causes of the present global environmental and economic crisis;
(2) possible solutions to problems of food production, environmental degradation, industrialisation, energy use, and population growth;
(3) ideas for a New World Economic Order and the economic and technological changes required to bridge the ever increasing gap between rich and poor nations.


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