Environmental Politics in the United States
Examine the role environmental issues play in the U.S. political system. Study the way ordinary citizens think about the environment: importance of environmental concerns and how environmental issues influence voting behavior. Assess the role played by each of the major institutions in American politics—Congress, the president, the bureaucracy, the judiciary, state and local governments, political parties, and the media. Prerequisite: any one field introduction taken at the 100 level. One course.