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SOC 3370 Society And Environment

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  • Course Code: SOC 3370
  • University: Troy University
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Week 1

 

 

Environmental sociology and environmental

theory

 

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Read pgs. 1 – 43 in Carolan’s

Society and the Environment   Watch the William Freudenburg video (1) ‘The BP oil spill and the future of energy in America’ at  Watch the William Freudenburg video (2)   “History of the Modern Environmental Theory” by Bill Freudenburg at  

 

Read pgs. 1 – 62 in Kolbert

 

Shipping Plans Grow as Arctic Ice

Fades  

 

Climate Change Is Turning

Antarctica Green 

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Answer the discussion questions fron Carolan pgs. 14 and 42

 

Written William Freudenburg video (1)

summary/response (aim for 350 words)

 

Written William Freudenburg video (2)

summary/response (aim for 350 words)

 

Submit your question from week 1 

 

Lecture 1 quiz

 

Answer questions from Kolbert

 

Prepare a summary/response for ‘Shipping Plans Grow as Arctic Ice Fades’

 

Prepare a summary/response for  Climate Change Is Turning Antarctica Green

 

Answer from pgs. 1 – 62 in Kolbert’s Field Notes from a Catastrophe

Week 2

 

        

Greenhouse gases: Warmer isn’t better

 

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Read pgs. 44 – 87 in Carolan’s

Society and the Environment  

Read pgs. 63 – 126 in Kolbert

Please watch the TED talk  David Keith: A critical look at geoengineering against climate change at  

Please watch ‘Louisiana climate change skeptics’ 

Half of the US Military’s Sites Are Vulnerable to Climate Change.

Now What?  

 106 lawmakers — including 11 Republicans — tell Trump climate change is a national security threat  

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Answer the questions from Carolan pgs. 65 and 86

 

Submit your question from Week 2

 

Write your summary/response to the David Keith geoengineering video. Make sure you define geoengineering in your own words after reading the assigned chapter (aim for 350 words)  Answer questions from Kolbert

 

Write your summary/response to the ‘Louisiana climate change skeptics’ video. Make sure you define climate refugees after reading about it in the textbook (aim for

350 words) 

Lecture 2 quiz

Prepare a summary/response for  Half of the US Military’s Sites Are Vulnerable to Climate Change. Now What?  

Prepare a summary/response for 106 lawmakers — including 11 Republicans — tell Trump climate change is a national security threat

Answer from pgs. 63 – 126 in Kolbert’s Field Notes from a Catastrophe


Week 3

 

 

Waste: Our sinks are almost sunk

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Read pgs. 88 – 134  in Carolan’s

Society and the Environment  

Read pgs. 127 – 187 in Kolbert

 

Please read ‘ Trash city: Inside

America's largest landfill site’ at  

 Please read ‘Dividing and

conquering the trash’ at 

Here Are the U.S. Cities Least Affected by Climate Change

Please watch ‘Cool It: The

Skeptical Environmentalist's Guide to Global Warming

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Answer the questions from Carolan pgs. 108 and 133 Submit your question on Week 3

 

Submit your summary/response for ‘Trash city’ (aim for

350 words) 

Lecture 3 quiz

 

Submit your summary/response for ‘Dividing and conquering the trash’ (aim for 350 words) 

Answer questions from Kolbert

Prepare a summary/response for Here Are the U.S.

Cities Least Affected by Climate Change

Answer from pgs. 127 – 187 in Kolbert’s Field Notes from a Catastrophe

Please prepare a summary/response for ‘Cool It: The

Skeptical Environmentalist's Guide to Global Warming’

Week 4

 

 

Population: A problem of quantity or quality

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Read pgs. 135 – 181 in Carolan’s

Society and the Environment  

Read pgs. 1 – 60 from Gullion Please read ‘This is death to the family': Japan's fertility crisis is creating economic and social woes never seen before’ at  

 

Please read ‘How Will We Feed a World of Nine Billion People?

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Answer the questions from Carolan pgs. 157 and 180

 

Submit one question on Week 4

 

Submit your summary/response for ‘Japan’s fertility crisis’ (aim for 350 words)  Lecture 4 quiz

 

Submit your summary/response for ‘How Will We Feed a World of Nine Billion People?’ (aim for 350 words) 

Answer questions from Gullion Fracking the

Neighborhood pgs. 1 - 60 

Week 5

 

 

Transportation:

beyond air pollution

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Read pgs. 183 – 203 in Carolan’s Society and the Environment 

Read pgs. 61 – 120 from Gullion  Please read ‘ Why aren't millennials buying cars? They are, despite record prices’ at  

Please read ‘ Vehicles, Air Pollution, and Human Health’

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Answer the questions from Carolan p. 201

 

Submit your question on Week 5

 

Submit your summary/response for ‘Why aren’t millennials buying cars?’ (aim for 350 words) 

 

 

Submit your response for ‘Vehicles, air pollution, and human health’ (aim for 350 words) 

Lecture 5 quiz

Answer questions from Gullion Fracking the

Neighborhood pgs. 61 - 120

Week 6

 

Food: From farm to fork

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Read pgs. 207 – 228 in Carolan’s

Society and the Environment 

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Answer the questions from Carolan p. 227

 

 

 

 

 

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Submit your question on Week 6


 

 

 

§   Read pgs. 121 – 177 from Gullion 

§   Please watch ‘Farmed Salmon:

Unhealthy and Unsustainable’ at   

§   Please watch The Meatrix 1 and 2

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§   Please read ‘CAFOs and

Environmental Justice: The Case of North Carolina’ at

§   Please watch ‘North Carolina Hog Farms Spray Manure Around

Black Communities; Residents Fight Back’

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Submit your summary/response for the Meatrix videos

(aim for 350 words)   Lecture 6 quiz

 

Submit your summary/response for the ‘Farmed

Salmon…’ video (aim for 350 words) 

Answer questions from Gullion

Prepare a summary/response for ‘CAFOs and

Environmental Justice: The Case of North Carolina’

Please prepare a summary/response for ‘North Carolina

Hog Farms Spray Manure Around Black Communities;

Residents Fight Back’

Answer questions from Gullion Fracking the

Neighborhood pgs. 121 - 177

Week 7

 

 

Energy

Production: Our sunny prospects

§   Read pgs. 229 – 246 in Carolan’s Society and the Environment  

§   Read pgs. 1 – 101 in Spears

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friendly?’ at  

§   Please read ‘The Big Green Bang:

how renewable energy became unstoppable’ at

§   Please watch Robert Bullard in

‘The Quest for Environmental Justice: Human Rights’

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Answer the questions from Carolan p. 245

 

Submit your question on Week 7

 

 

Submit your summary/response for ‘Can coal be earthfriendly’ (aim for 350 words)  Lecture 7 quiz

 

Submit your summary/response for ‘The Big Green

Bang’ (aim for 350 words) 

Answer questions from Spears Baptized in PCBs pgs. 1 - 101

Please prepare a summary/response for Robert Bullard in ‘‘The Quest for Environmental Justice: Human Rights’

Week 8

 

 

Inequality and Growth:

prosperity for all

§   Read pgs. 247 – 270 in Carolan’s Society and the Environment  

§   Read pgs. 102 – 202 in Spears §       Read ‘ Dirty soil and diabetes: Anniston's toxic legacy’ at 

§   Please read ‘Uniontown residents were denied a voice in environmental struggle’ at

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Answer the questions from Carolan p. 270

 

Submit your question on Week 8

 

 

Submit your summary/response for Dirty soil and diabetes (aim for 350 words)  Lecture 8 quiz

 

Submit your summary/response for ‘Uniontown residents…’(aim for 350 words) 

Answer questions from Spears Baptized in PCBs pgs. 102 - 202

 

Week 9

 

 

 

 

§   Read pgs. 275 – 297 in Carolan’s Society and the Environment  

§   Read pgs. 203 – 303 in Spears

§   Read ‘How military outsourcing turned toxic’ 

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Answer the questions from Carolan p. 296

Lecture 9 quiz

Answer questions from Spears

Prepare a summary/response for ‘How military

outsourcing turned toxic’  

Prepare a summary/response for  The US department of defense is one of the world's biggest polluters 

 

 

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Read  The US department of defense is one of the world's biggest polluters  

 

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  Answer questions from Spears Baptized in PCBS pgs.

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