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Law, the environment and the policy process (6 points)


Leader: T.B.A.

Not offered in 2003.

Synopsis: Environmental issues influencing public policies in housing, transportation, and economic development. Environmental concerns challenging the mainstream political process. The green movement challenges the party-political process, institutions of policy making and legal adjudication. What is the relationship between the actions and political strategies of the green movement in relation to the formal channels of democracy? and what role does (or could) the legal process play in environmental disputes given the political interests of the green movement?

Assessment: Research Assignment (3750 words): 50% + Take home examination (3750 words): 50%

Contact Hours: One 2-hour seminar per week

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