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SOSC180 HM - Tropical Forests: Policy and Practice

Credit(s): 3

Instructor(s): Steinberg

Description: This course takes stock of the past two decades of social science research on tropical forests, examining the scale of deforestation, its causes and consequences, and the track record of attempted solutions. Special emphasis is placed on the ways in which values, institu­tions, and political-economic forces shape the decisions that will determine the fate of the forests.