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The Problem Orientation: ENVS 5720/PSCI 7026

Week 4


Note special time/day
Thursday, February 5 – 8:30-11am

  • reading summary #3 due by 8:30AM Wednesday via email
  • mini-assignment #1 due, discussed in class

Kahneman, D. (2011) Thinking, Fast and Slow Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York Chapter 35, Chapter 36, Chapter 37 & Chapter 38 (pp. 377-407).

Adger, W. N., T. Benjaminsen, K. Brown, and H. Svarstad (2001) Advancing a political ecology of global environmental discourses, Development and Change 32, pp. 681-715.

Heynan, N, McCarthy, J., Prudham, S. and Robbins, P. (2007) ‘Introduction: False Promises’ and ‘Conclusion: Unnatural Capitalism’ in Neoliberal Environments: False Promises and Unnatural Consequences Heynan, N, McCarthy, J., Prudham, S. and Robbins, P. (eds) Routledge, London, pp. 1-22, 287-291.

Rochefort, D. A. and R. W. Cobb (1994) The Politics of Problem Definition: Shaping the Policy Agenda University Press of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, Chapter 1 (pp. 1-31).

Lakoff, G. (2008) The Political Mind Penguin, New York, Chapter 2, Chapter 4 & Chapter 7 (pp. 43-74, 93-109, 133-144).