MGEO-4100 Nature and Socieety
Traditionally, geography has been studied together the social and natural phenomena. This seminar addresses the different ways of thinking about this relationship. Explore the concept of nature as a social construction, questions the dichotomy of nature vs.. culture and explores different ways of conceiving the nature and implications. It also delves into how the environment can influence or affect social history. It also asked for the ways humans have managed and transformed the natural environment. Finally he reflects on the conflicts associated with the use of and access to natural resources. Thus, it addresses the contributions of different fields such as environmental history and political ecology.
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