Portland-State-University 2023-2024 Bulletin

ESM 587 Environmental Justice

Explores the foundations of environmental justice theory and how they apply to historical, current and emerging global issues. This course explores philosophies of justice and fairness as they relate to environmental ‘goods’ and ‘bads.’ We will explore a variety of case studies, touching on interrelated topics including food justice, climate and energy justice, water justice and infrastructure supply and demand, etc. This course blends sociological perspectives with natural resource management and policy implications. Expected preparation: ESM 335 or Geog 345U.


  • Up one level
  • 500