Society and Environment
The module takes a geographical perspective on the relationship between humans and environment in urban and rural settings and the challenges of sustainable development. Models and case studies for effective citizen participation in sustainable development are explored.
discuss conceptual approaches to the interactions between society and environment and apply to examples
explain environmental, social and economic contexts of landuse and environmental conflicts with regard to examples
evaluate human impacts on environment and landscape
review the role of landuse planning in regulating environmental impacts
describe governance tiers relevant to heritage conservation and sustainable development
evaluate the role of citizen participation and partnership in sustainable development