Brenda Parlee, PhD

Professor, Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sci - Resource Economics & Environmental Sociology

Fall Term 2021 (1770)

R SOC 560 - Perspectives on Traditional Knowledge

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 0-3S-0)

Traditional Knowledge is recognized as integral to environmental sustainability and the social and cultural well-being of indigenous peoples. The course focuses on the development of Traditional Knowledge as a field of inquiry and policy debate in Canadian society. Critical attention to the history, politics and theory behind its definition, classification and use will provide students with perspectives on its importance in addressing emergent issues of environmental change. Normally offered in alternate years. Not to be taken if credit received for R SOC 460. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

SEMINAR X1 (56166)
2021-09-01 - 2021-12-07
M 18:00 - 21:00 (MEC 4-3)


R SOC 460 - Perspectives on Traditional Knowledge

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 0-3S-0)

Traditional Knowledge is recognized as integral to environmental sustainability and the social and cultural well-being of indigenous peoples. The course focuses on the development of Traditional Knowledge as a field of inquiry and policy debate in Canadian society. Critical attention to the history, politics and theory behind its definition, classification and use will provide students with perspectives on its importance in addressing emergent issues of environmental change. Normally offered in alternate years. Prerequisite: *60.

SEMINAR X1 (56165)
2021-09-01 - 2021-12-07
M 18:00 - 21:00 (MEC 4-3)


R SOC 665 - Sociology of Environment and Development

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-0)

Examines the relationship between development and environment at the local, regional, national and international levels. Critically discusses development strategies, the environmental and social forces promoting them, and the distribution of environmental and social impacts. Also examines alternative development strategies, sustainable development experiences and relevant international policy. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Not to be taken if credit received for R SOC 365.

LECTURE 800 (56703)
2021-09-01 - 2021-12-07
W 18:00 - 20:50 (TBD)


R SOC 365 - Sociology of Environment and Development

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 3-0-0)

Examines the relationship between development and environment at the local, regional, national and international levels. Critically discusses development strategies, the environmental and social forces promoting them, and the distribution of environmental and social impacts. Also examines alternative development strategies, sustainable development experiences and relevant international policy.

LECTURE 800 (40328)
2021-09-01 - 2021-12-07
W 18:00 - 20:50 (TBD)

Winter Term 2022 (1780)

R SOC 416 - Collaborative and Participatory Research Methods

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Designed for students seeking knowledge and skills for applied and collaborative social science research. Draws on diverse methodological theories with emphasis on themes, issues and tools needed for engaged scholarship. Prerequisite: R SOC 365.

LECTURE B1 (65632)
2022-01-05 - 2022-04-08
T 15:00 - 17:50 (GSB 5-11)


R SOC 516 - Collaborative and Participatory Research Methods

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Designed for students seeking knowledge and skills for applied and collaborative social science research. Draws on diverse methodological theories with emphasis on themes, issues and tools needed for engaged scholarship. Not to be taken if credit received for R SOC 416. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

LECTURE B1 (65634)
2022-01-05 - 2022-04-08
T 15:00 - 17:50 (GSB 5-11)