Ecuador: The Politics of Land Use – Indigenous Politics, Alternative Social Models & Agroecology
Ecuador, land of the Inca and a center of the Latin American independence movement, is today a fascinating country steeped in incredible ecological and cultural diversity. This course will provide students with the opportunity to learn from the incredible social dynamism of Ecuador through volunteer work, community home-stays, and talks with political activists, students, campesino and indigenous organizations, and the rural agrarian people that are the backbone of Ecuadorian and global society.
Program Dates:Winter Session 2013-14
Credit:GEOG 190/ENVS 150 – 3 credits, Instructor:Pete Shear
Cost:A program fee is estimated at $1622, plus airfare. Tuition is included in your spring course load unless you take over 18 credits. Students are responsible for obtaining the appropriate vaccinations, including any associated costs.
Prerequisites:No Prerequisites specified