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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SOCI 471 - Disasters, Vulnerability & Development (3cr.)

Credit(s): 3
Component: Lecture
Introduces students to social vulnerability analysis of disaster. Students examine how social, geographical, and cultural factors as well as patterns of development put people differentially at risk to disasters. Students will explore how vulnerable social groups are affected by and cope with hazardous conditions and events, as well as study the capacities of these groups to increase resiliency. Readings draw from disaster studies, feminist studies, and development studies.
Allowed Units: 3 Grading Basis: Student Option
University Breadth: Social and Behavioral Sciences Additional University Requirement(s): Multicultural and Discovery Learning Capstone: Course-Based Research Course Typically Offered: Verify offering with Dept