Social ecology advocates a reconstructive approach to social and environmental issues, and promotes a directly democratic, confederal politics. As a body of ideas, social ecology envisions a moral economy that moves beyond scarcity and hierarchy, toward a world that reharmonizes human communities with the natural world, while celebrating diversity, creativity and freedom. The Institute offers non-credit bearing popular education programs and provides speakers for social ecology-related conferences and events. Students can also receive an MA in social ecology, through the Master of Arts program at .
Areas of study in the Prescott MA program include:
• Social theory
• Ecological and
• Ecological land use and organic agriculture
•and other ecophilosophies
• Science and technology studies
• Globalization and global justice
• Community organizing and development
• Food systems and agricultural policy
• Ecological alternatives in education
• Environmental issues and politics
•and community health
• Economic relocalization
• Media democracy
Click here for more information on the MA program. Our educational mission can be found here. An in-depth overview of the many facets of social ecology can be obtained by reviewing our article archives.