The course considers the interrelationship of social, economic, and ecological considerations that pertain globalization processes that impact development. The course is grounded in theoretical consideration of the central role consumption plays in globalization, markets, ecological crises, and (in)equity. It provides an interdisciplinary analysis of such issues as: local and global markets, 00, ecological stability, the significance of power, culture, norms, and various stakeholders in how consumption impacts sustainable and equitable development. It looks at particular initiatives including gender and the garment industry, boycotts, and child labour. Prerequisites: DEVS 201, 202 or permission of the instructor. Three credits.