Cultures of Sustainability and Social Justice

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David Shaw

David Shaw is a Continuing Lecturer at Kresge College Common Ground Center, UC Santa Cruz, Program Coordinator, Program in Community & Agroecology.

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Cultures of Sustainability and Social Justice

Fall 2017
UC Santa Cruz ANTH 110I
5 quarter units

Brings together diverse forms of cultural knowledge and complexities of everyday life to illuminate longstanding concerns of sustainability and justice. Investigates multiple theories of sustainable development as well as tools, techniques, and contexts for ecological integrity, economic security, empowerment, responsibility and social well-being characteristic of sustainable communities. Case studies are drawn from around the world highlighting the work of Right Livelihood Award Laureates in tandem with UC faculty.

Important dates: 

Registration opens: May 22, 2017  
Registration ends: Sep 27, 2017
First day of instruction: Sep 28, 2017
Last day of instruction: Dec 9, 2017


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