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ENVIRONMENTAL POLITICS
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Japan - International Christian University - 'International Christian Univ.', 'International Christian Univ. with Internship'
UC Course SubjectEnvironmental Studies
Political Science
Number & Suffix: 119
Full UC Title: ENVIRONMENTAL POLITICS 
Transcript Title: ENVIRONMENTAL POL 
UC QTR Units - Division: 4.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course explores the philosophy and politics of food and agriculture from international and comparative perspectives. It examines global food systems, their role in the transformation of agrarian societies, and their environmental effects. The politics portion of the course focuses on governance, development, and the role of key institutions, such as the WTO and World Bank, in shaping food systems. The philosophical portion of the course explores the values underlying food and agriculture in the United States and Japan, along with efforts to develop more just and sustainable food systems. This course introduces how the regulation of natural, food and agricultural system could be generated from local to global scales. Students learn where our foods come from, how the foods were created, how human activities influence the system. The course discusses how we could construct sustainable food production systems under the pressure of rapid intensification to meet with global population growth. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: ENVIRONMENTAL POLITICS AND PHILOSOPHY: NATURE, FOOD, AND AGRICULTURE 
Partner University Department: Environmental Studies 
Partner University Course Number: ENV202E