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Fall 2022 Sustainability Management PS5250 section D01

Call Number 13272
Day & Time
W 6:10pm-8:00pm
To be announced
Points 3
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required None
Instructor Donna Givens Davidson
Method of Instruction On-Line Only
Course Description Detroit is well-recognized as the Blackest big city in America within one of the most segregated metropolitan areas. This preeminence collapsed over the span of the past 40 years under the weight of racist public policy, public and private malfeasance, financial disinvestment, and the temporary usurpation of Black political power. In an effort to better understand current conflicts between Black citizens and their government, this class will examine the role of race in public policy formation, institutional systems, and government. We will examine the thesis that sustainability and racism cannot co-exist; that sustainability is rooted in inclusive social well-being now and in future generations, whereas racism is rooted in hoarding of power and resources for one dominant group. We will explore grass-roots efforts to address root causes, community development efforts to build sustainable communities, and alternative approaches to restructuring local economies.
Web Site Vergil
Department Sustainability Management
Enrollment 8 students (35 max) as of 5:07PM Tuesday, August 16, 2022
Subject Sustainability Management
Number PS5250
Section D01
Division School of Professional Studies
Open To Professional Studies
Campus Morningside
Note ONLINE - Cross Registration begins September 6, 2022
Section key 20223SUMA5250KD01

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