RESOURCES AND GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    RESOURCES AND GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Development Studies, International Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    Introduction
    The course provides an introduction of critical issues on natural resources and global development, including water, forest, food, mineral and alternative natural resources. Such variety of natural resources issues will be tackled in association with analyses and investigation of the aspects in geo-politics, international relations, and global political economy. The lectures focus on a wide range of discourses on natural resources coupled with discussion of policy dimensions and socio-political and economic ramifications.

    Course Objectives
    The course provides an introduction of critical issues on natural resources and global development, including water, forest, food, mineral and alternative natural resources.

    Textbooks

    • Barrow, C.J. (2005), Environmental Management and Development, Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge (E-book)
    • Chiras, Daniel D. & Reganold, John P. (2005), Natural Resources Conservation: management for a sustainable future, Upper Saddie River, New Jersey; Pearson Prentice Hall.
    • European Environment Agency (2005), Sustainable Use & Management of Natural Resources, Copenhagen: European Environment Agency. http://reports.eea.europa.eu/eea_report_2005_9/en/EEA_report_9_2005.pdf

     

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

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