- Code EMDV8104
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Crawford School of Public Policy
- ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
- Course subject Environmental Management & Development
- Areas of interest Environmental Studies
- Academic career PGRD
- Dr Nadeem Samnakay
- Mode of delivery Online or In Person
First Semester 2023
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This course is available for on-campus & remote (online) learning. All students participate in interactive, real-time classes.
In this course we examine local, national and international environmental governance issues, with a focus on ethical principles, theories and frameworks that may be used to address a wide range of problems relating to environment and development issues, in the domains of biodiversity conservation, climate change, and forests and fisheries management, among others. We consider the organisations, institutions and actors influencing environmental management, and we look for policies and tools to address the problems of environmental degradation and social inequality. A range of resource management approaches are also considered, including common property management, market and non-market incentives for resource management, government regulation and planning, decentralization, and indigenous and community-based initiatives.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Articulate key theories and frameworks underpinning environmental governance
- Critically analyse and communicate about environmental governance issues
- Contribute to the development of solutions to environmental governance problems at the local, national, and global levels
- Reflect upon the diversity of values, knowledges and practices involved in environmental governance, including First Nations' perspectives.
- Stakeholder analysis paper (2500 wds) (35) [LO 2,4]
- Presentation or podcast (10) [LO 2,3]
- Final essay (3000 wds) (50) [LO 1,2,3]
- Critical commentary (5) [LO 1]
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The standard workload for a 6 unit course is 130 hours including class time and independent study.
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