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Controversies in Environmental Sociology / Edition 1
     

Controversies in Environmental Sociology / Edition 1

by Robert White
 

ISBN-10: 0521601029

ISBN-13: 9780521601023

Pub. Date: 01/28/2011

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This first comprehensive Australian text on environmental sociology covers all of the current key issues and controversies in the field. Each chapter considers essential topics and debates, highlighting central figures and the social nature of environmental-related trends. In addition to drawing upon specific Australian sources, the text reflects international

Overview

This first comprehensive Australian text on environmental sociology covers all of the current key issues and controversies in the field. Each chapter considers essential topics and debates, highlighting central figures and the social nature of environmental-related trends. In addition to drawing upon specific Australian sources, the text reflects international developments in environmental sociology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521601023
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
214
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: sociology, society and the environment Rob White; Part I. Social Perspectives: 1. Old traditions and new ages: religions and environments Doug Ezzy; 2. Social nature: the environmental challenge to mainstream social theory Stewart Lockie; 3 Gender, eco-feminism and the environment Val Plumwood; 4. Animals, nature and human interests Lyle Munro; 5. Governing environmental harms in a risk society Vaughan Higgins and Kristin Natalier; Part II. Social Trends: 6. When the population clock stops ticking Natalie Jackson; 7. Inequality, social differences and environmental resources Roberta Julian; 8. Sustainable technology: beyond fix and fixation Aidan Davison; 9. Think global, act local: scalar challenges to sustainable development of oceans, coasts and islands Elaine Stratford; 10. Citizenship and sustainability: rights, responsibilities and citizen virtues in the global transition Julie Davidson; 11. The environmental movement: where to from here? Bruce Tranter; Part III. Social Issues: 12. Moulding and manipulating the news Sharon Beder; 13. Agricultural production and the ecological question Geoff Lawrence, Lynda Cheshire and Carol Ackroyd Richards; 14. Pathological environments Peter Curson and Lindie Clark; 15. Assessing the social consequences of planned interventions Frank Vanclay; 16. Criminology, social regulation and environmental harm Rob White.

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