SOCI 437

Issues in Environmental Sociology and Climate Change

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

In-depth examination of sociological explanations of the causes and social consequences of environmental degradation and climate change with a focus on solutions and alternatives. Topics may include: social movements around environmental justice, climate change and climate justice, alternative and diverse economies including food sovereignty, "fair trade" and ethical consumption, and ecological feminisms.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of SOCI 437, SOCI 465.
  • May be taken more than once for credit in different topics to a maximum of 3 units.


  • Minimum third-year standing; and
  • declared Honours or Major in Sociology; or
  • permission of the department.

Undergraduate course in Sociology offered by the Department of Sociology in the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Summer Fall Spring

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