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Environmental Policy

ENVI - 232

Credits: 3

Catalog Year: 2017

This course focuses on the development of U.S. environmental policies and how these policies are initiated, implemented, and improved. Students will explore how environmental issues arrive on the public agenda; the role of political institutions in making environmental policy; the economic, political, and institutional forces that shape policymaking; competing approaches to environmental policy analysis; and the goals and strategies of the environmental movement.