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PSCI 334 Politics of Environment and Health 4.0 Credits

Examines political aspects of environmental health issues. Students will examine how “environment” and “health” are defined by different stakeholders. How, according to these political actors, is health impacted by environment, and how are environmental factors addressed in healthcare? How do scientists study human exposure in everyday environments? What institutions are responsible for regulating hazardous materials? How is community health impacted by pollution and what actions do communities take to protect health? Using historical and contemporary case studies, students will engage with these questions at different scales of analysis, learning about the politics of knowledge, social movements, the medical establishment, and the ethics of health in late industrialism.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

Economics

http://catalog.drexel.edu/undergraduate/schoolofeconomics/economics/

...SOC 330, 340; PSCI 140, 150, 240, 252, 255; INTB 200, 332, 334, 336, 338...

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