Week 10 Lecture: making environmental policy work #1A
Steve Dovers on his course next semester SRES3018 Policy and Institutional Analysis in Environment and Sustainability and some thoughts on why environmental policy is so different from other policy areas.
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Richard and Peter introduce students to the course, central concepts, and teaching arrangements. The first lecture will provide an overview of the subject matter to be explored throughout the semester, the purpose of tutorials as a means for students to engage in deep conversation on the issues which are to be facilitated by students. The role of the supertutorial will be explained, a tool and support mechanism for tutorial facilitators to gather in the week prior to their facilitation for the p
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