Beyond Denial - A Thriving Future


Part of the Focus cluster 'It's Not Too Late to Build a Better World,' requires permission. What are the roots of the climate crisis or unparalleled inequality? This course explores big ideas as well as specific models that envision a radically different future, one that provides for the common good within our given biophysical limits, including discourses such as post-growth, wellbeing, and care economics; eco-feminism; eco-anarchism; decolonization; ecological justice; and commoning. A reading and discussion intensive course that uses an interdisciplinary approach and includes elements of research, individual and group presentations, as well as a writing requirement.

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Curriculum Codes
  • EI
  • CZ
Cross-Listed As
  • ECON 182FS
  • ETHICS 182FS
  • PUBPOL 171FS
Typically Offered
Fall Only