Global Society and the Environment

This course examines the spatial distribution of economic activities at local, national, regional & global scales and introduces the inter-related causes-and-effects on the economic use and organization of space. Major topics include the spatial distribution of the major economic sectors, the historical geography of capitalism, the city as an economic node, colonialism and globalization, the geography of the recession, the economy and the environment, and the location of informal economies.

Course Details

Campus: 
Boston
Format: 
Online
Level: 
Undergraduate
Subject: 
Environmental Sciences
Number: 
ENVSCI280-01C
Semester: 
Fall 2020
Registration Status: 
Closed
Registration: 
Monday, August 24, 2020 to Tuesday, September 15, 2020