ASSIGNMENT 3. HISTORY AND POLITICS OF SUSTAINABILITY
The concept of sustainability that we have discussed so far did not emerge out of thin air. In fact, it has a long and debatable history. This paper asks you to piece together SOME of the main ideas associated with the history of sustainability, particularly ideas associated with its political contestation. This is a tough assignment, I know, because your paper should be about 5-6 pages long. Further:
It’s hard to keep things short and to the point, but this is a really important professional skill to develop. One thing you need to do constantly in your career is to collapse lots of information down into digestible nuggets, all without being dense, and usually without a lot of time to do it!! It is far easier to write long than short, believe me.
Your paper SHOULD BE structured as follows (though you may use your own terms)
Each section should address the following: