Dec 12, 2019  
2019-2020 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog

DIS 450 - Disability: Population-Environment Diversity


Consistent with contemporary literature and research in the interdisciplinary field of disability studies, students will examine and analyze disability as an interactive disjuncture between the environment, the human body and population groups.  Students will analyze how environments shape and are shaped by disability populations and will focus on realigning bodies, populations and environments to advance full participation, reduce personal and environmental harm reductions, and preserve just and safe environments.  Included will be natural, virtual, service, economic, social, policy, and community environments across the globe.

General Education Requirements: Population and the Environment

Course Typically Offered: Spring

Credits: 3