This Subject Includes

  • Course No: HS 520
  • Course:
  • Semester: III
  • Title: Environment and Development
  • Stream: Sociology
  • Description:

    Approaches to the study of environment: Marxian, Gandhian, Ecofeminist; Different types of environmentalisms: deep ecology, social ecology, radical ecology; Natural resources management: common land, water and forest; Environmental movements and the politics of development: Chipko andolan, Narmada bachaoandolan; Initiatives of the state and international agencies on sustainable development: Stockholm conference, Kyoto protocol, Rio Earth Summit

  • Text:

    Arnold, David and Guha, Ramchandra, (eds.), 1997. Nature, Culture and Imperialism, New Delhi:Oxford University Press.^$^Baviskar, Amita. 1997. In the Belly of the River: Tribal Conflicts over Development in the Narmada Valley, OUP, Delhi.^$^Barnhill, David Landis & Roger S. Gottlieb. (eds.) 2001. Deep Ecology and World Religions: New Essays on Sacred Grounds. State Univ. of New York Press, Albany.^$^Bicker, Alan, Paul Sillitoe and Johan Pottier. 2004. Development and Local Knowledge: New Approaches to Issues in Natural Resources Management, Conservation and Agriculture. Routledge, London & New York