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2016-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANTH 379 - Environmental Health and Justice

Units: 3
Examines disproportionate burdens of environmental contamination and subsequent health disparities affecting communities of color across the U.S. and internationally. Reviews environmental health and justice through anthropological case studies that illustrate how communities have organized to improve health and justice in their communities. Examines environmental health and justice literature and reviews programs organized to address childhood asthma reduction, lead poisoning prevention, clean-up and restoration of contaminated sites, sustainable/organic agriculture, clean energy programs and cancer and health disparities research.

Satisfies GE area: DD



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