HUM4102 - Ecological Dimensions of Conflict

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Study of several intersections between ecological issues, justice, conflicts and efforts for effective eco-justice. Various examples will be studied to understand the issues involved in, for example, protracted conflicts, climate change and social impacts, resource scarcity. The purpose is also to assess various responses: conflicts, nonviolent resistance, peaceful resolutions. Insights from recent work in the fields of Environmental Humanities and ecojustice will be discussed.