Environment and Development

Environment and Development

University of Manchester, Manchester Instructors: Tomas Frederiksen

This module identifies the ways that concerns with environment and natural resource management affect development policy and practice. Students completing this course will be expected to be able to demonstrate:

• Critical analysis of the role of scientific measurement and political values in defining environmental problems in developing countries and strategies to combat them.

• Understanding of the theoretical basis for frameworks of environmental governance and familiarity with the experience of implementing such frameworks in developing countries.

• Familiarity with models of environmental decision-­‐making proposed to achieve 'sustainable development'.