PSCI 328 Spring 2013 Global Environmental Politics

Cross Listed as ENVI328
This seminar draws on the last four decades of international efforts to regulate the environmental commons. The process of negotiating and implementing international environmental treaties will be a core focus of the course, yet emphasis will also be placed on emerging non-state means of addressing global environmental challenges. A variety of challenges faced in global environmental policymaking (compliance, participation by civil society and industry, incorporation of science, efficiency.) will be examined through the study of several international regimes, including on climate change, endangered species, biodiversity, biosafety and chemicals management.
Class Format: seminar
Requirements/Evaluation: a research paper to be constructed in stages over the course of the semester and presented in class, and several shorter writing assignments; active participation in class discussions; participation in a negotiation simulation
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Prerequisites: ENVI 101 or permission of instructor
Enrollment Preference: Environmental Policy majors, Environmental Science majors, Environmental Studies concentrators and Political Science majors
Department Notes: satisfies the "Environmental Policy" requirement for the Environmental Policy major and the Environmental Studies concentration
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Divisional Attributes: Division II
Other Attributes: ENVI Environmental Policy,POEC International Political Economy Courses,PSCI Research Courses
Enrollment Limit: 19
Expected Enrollment: 15
Class Number: 3369
PSCI328-01(S) SEM Global Environmental Politics Division 2: Social Studies Pia M. Kohler
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