Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2007/2008
Canadian Excellence

GS361
Disasters and Development
0.5 Credit

This course will address the social analysis of disasters, including issues pertaining to the perception and interpretation of "risk" and "vulnerability"; the link between emergency response-reconstruction- and development; natural and man-made disasters; and local interpretations of calamity versus scientific understandings. Case studies will illustrate the various issues.

Additional Course Information
Prerequisites
Registration status: senior student.
Exclusions
GS340j.