Description: This course broadens and deepens the critical dialogue about sustainable communities, examining economic, global, and technological contexts. Students will study the role of systemic factors, in particular the relationship between the local and the global, which help to maintain or undermine good and sustainable communities. The course will focus on globalization, sustainable economics, social interdependence, and the diverse forms of self-representation within communities. Letter grade only.
Sections offered: Spring 2020
Prerequisite: Admission to Sustainable Communities (MA)