Twenty Lessons in Environmental Sociology

Twenty Lessons in Environmental Sociology

by Kenneth A. Gould, Tammy L. Lewis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195371127

ISBN-13: 9780195371123

Pub. Date: 08/20/2008

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Important Features of this Edition
Contributors
Preface
1. The Nature of Religion, Roy C. Amore and Amir Hussain
2. Indigenous Traditions, Ken Derry
3. Jewish Traditions, Michele Murray
4. Christian Traditions, Wendy L. Fletcher
5. Muslim Traditions, Amir Hussain
6. Hindu Traditions, Vasudha

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Important Features of this Edition
Contributors
Preface
1. The Nature of Religion, Roy C. Amore and Amir Hussain
2. Indigenous Traditions, Ken Derry
3. Jewish Traditions, Michele Murray
4. Christian Traditions, Wendy L. Fletcher
5. Muslim Traditions, Amir Hussain
6. Hindu Traditions, Vasudha Narayanan
7. Jaina Traditions, Anne Vallely
8. Buddhist Traditions, Roy C. Amore
9. Sikh Traditions, Pashaura Singh
10. Chinese and Korean Traditions, Terry Tak-ling Woo
11. Japanese Traditions, John K. Nelson
12. New Religions and Movements, Roy C. Amore
Credits
Index

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195371123
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
08/20/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1 An Introduction to Environmental Sociology Kenneth A. Gould Gould, Kenneth A. Tammy L. Lewis Lewis, Tammy L. 1

Pt. 1 Theory

2 The Social Construction of Nature: Of Computers, Butterflies, Dogs, and Trucks Stella M. Capek Capek, Stella M. 11

3 Theories in Environmental Sociology Luiz C. Barbosa Barbosa, Luiz C. 25

Pt. 2 Systemic Causes of Environmental Disruption

4 The State and Policy: Imperialism, Exclusion, and Ecological Violence as State Policy David Naguib Pellow Pellow, David Naguib 47

5 Labor Productivity and the Environment Allan Schnaiberg Schnaiberg, Allan 59

6 Corporate Power: The Role of the Global Media in Shaping What We Know About the Environment Elizabeth H. Campbell Campbell, Elizabeth H. 68

7 The Science of Nature and the Nature of Science Richard York York, Richard 85

8 Technological Change and the Environment Kenneth A. Gould Gould, Kenneth A. 95

9 Population, Demography, and the Environment Diane C. Bates Bates, Diane C. 107

Pt. 3 Some Social Consequences of Environmental Disruption

10 Environmental Inequality and Environmental Justice Michael Mascarenhas Mascarenhas, Michael 127

11 The Sociology of Environmental Health Sabrina McCormick McCormick, Sabrina 142

12 From Farms to Factories: The Environmental Consequences of Swine Industrialization in North Carolina Bob Edwards Edwards, Bob Adam Driscoll Driscoll, Adam 153

13 Understanding Disaster Vulnerability: Floods and Hurricanes Nicole Youngman Youngman, Nicole 176

14 Climate Change: Why the Old Approaches Aren't Working J. Timmons Roberts Roberts, J. Timmons 191

Pt. 4 Some Social Responses to Environmental Disruption

15 U.S. Environmental MovementsRobert J. Brulle Brulle, Robert J. 211

16 Labor and the Environment Brian K. Obach Obach, Brian K. 228

17 Environmental Movements in the Global South Tammy L. Lewis Lewis, Tammy L. 244

18 Indigenous Cultures: Environmental Knowledge, Practice, and Rights Bahram Tavakolian Tavakolian, Bahram 255

19 The Paradoxes of Sustainable Development: Focus on Ecotourism Kenneth A. Gould Gould, Kenneth A. Tammy L. Lewis Lewis, Tammy L. 269

20 Conclusion: Unanswered Questions and the Future of Environmental Sociology Kenneth A. Gould Gould, Kenneth A. Tammy L. Lewis Lewis, Tammy L. 290

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