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Environmental Policy and Management (6 points)


Leader: Professor Chris Cocklin (School of Geography and Environmental Science)

Clayton First semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: This subject is concerned with the theory and practice of environmental policy and management. Themes include the internationalisation of environmental policy, the rise of corporate environmentalism, native title and indigenous rights, and the importance of property rights. Methods of environmental management will be introduced, including environmental impact assessment, social impact assessment, state of the environment reporting, and public participation. Case studies will refer to biodiversity, forestry, climate change, and water resources.

Assessment: Essay (2000 words): 45% + 4 Tutorial/practical assignments (1000 words): 20% + Examination (2 hours): 35%

Contact Hours: Two 1-hour lectures per week and one 1-hour practical every two weeks

Prerequisites: ENV1011 and ENV1022

Prohibitions: GES2420

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