Controversies in Environmental Sociology

The text reflects international developments in the area, as well as drawing upon specific case examples and materials.

Controversies in Environmental Sociology

Author: Robert White

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781139451239

Page: 300

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This comprehensive textbook deals with the key issues and controversies in environmental sociology today. Each chapter deals with discrete issues in a manner that captures the main debates, the central figures, and the social nature of environmental-related trends. The text reflects international developments in the area, as well as drawing upon specific case examples and materials. It includes contributions from leading experts in the field, and is compiled by one of Australia's best-known sociologists, Professor Rob White. Written in an accessible language, with further reading lists for students at the end of each chapter, Controversies in Environmental Sociology provides a timely introduction to the subject.

Environmental Sociology

The third edition of John Hannigan’s classic undergraduate text has been fully updated and revised to highlight contemporary trends and controversies within global environmental sociology.

Environmental Sociology

Author: John Hannigan

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317752007

Page: 258

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The third edition of John Hannigan’s classic undergraduate text has been fully updated and revised to highlight contemporary trends and controversies within global environmental sociology. Environmental Sociology offers a distinctive, balanced treatment of environmental issues, reconciling Hannigan’s much-cited model of the social construction of environmental problems and controversies with an environmental justice perspective that stresses inequality and toxic threats to local communities.

Volatile Places

Volatile Places: A Sociology of Communities and Environmental Controversies is a thoughtful guide to the spirited public controversies that inevitably occur when environments and human communities collide.

Volatile Places

Author: Valerie Gunter

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 145222286X

Page: 256

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Volatile Places: A Sociology of Communities and Environmental Controversies is a thoughtful guide to the spirited public controversies that inevitably occur when environments and human communities collide. The movie "An Inconvenient Truth" based on the environmental activism of Al Gore and the devastation of Hurricane Katrina are specifically highlighted. Authors Valerie Gunter and Steve Kroll-Smith begin with a simple observation and offer a provocative case study approach to the investigation of community and environmental controversies.

Historical Records of Australian Science

Controversies in Environmental Sociology . Cambridge University Press :
Melbourne , 2004 . 312 pp . , illus . , ISBN : 0 521 60102 9 ( PB ) , $ 49.95 . As the
term ' environmental sociology ' suggests , this book presents a collection of
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Sociological Theory and the Environment

At the same time, the book aims to go beyond an inventory of environmental sociological theory by stressing how new ground can be broken in the articulation of environmental sociology with major classical and contemporary sociological ...

Sociological Theory and the Environment

Author: Dresser Professor and Regents Professor of Sociology Riley E Dunlap

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780742501867

Page: 357

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This comprehensive survey and assessment of sociological theories of the relations between societies and their 'natural' biophysical environment touches on and addresses virtually all of the major perspectives, focal points, and debates in environmental sociology today. At the same time, the book aims to go beyond an inventory of environmental sociological theory by stressing how new ground can be broken in the articulation of environmental sociology with major classical and contemporary sociological theories.

Environmental Sociology

7 ACID RAIN From scientific curiosity to public controversy One of the most
technically complex and politically charged environmental controversies in recent
times is that which focuses on the damage by and control of acid rain ' . Acid rain
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Environmental Sociology

Author: John A. Hannigan

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415112543

Page: 236

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John Hannigan argues that society's unwillingness to recognize and solve environmental problems rests primarily upon the claims making activities of a number of 'issue entrepreneurs' in science, mass media and politics.

Communication and Environment

Controversies in Environmental Sociology ( pp . 204-220 ) . Melbourne :
Cambridge University Press . http://homepage.mac.com/herinst/sbeder/
mediachap.html ( accessed 10 September 2008 ) . Breed , W. ( 1955 ) . Social
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Communication and Environment

Author: Abd Hamid Hamidah

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Page: 389

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There ia a dearth of literature on environment communication within the non-western world. The few existing ones are scattered and not easily available. Thus, there ia a dire need to document research and literature in the field. The opportunity arose at the 2009 International Conference on Communication and Environment held in Penang, Malaysia. The international conference with the theme " Transformation for a Sustainable Tomorrow", organised by the School of Communication, USM, attracted scholars, practitioners, and activists from around the world to listen and deliberate on various aspects of communication and environment. The post-conference review resulted the selection of 24 papers to be compiled into this edited volume.

Thorstein Veblen s Contribution to Environmental Sociology

Environment Sociology and the Classical Sociological Tradition : Some
Observations and Current Controversies . ” In Sociological Theory and the
Environment , eds . Riley E . Dunlap , Frederick H . Buttel , Peter Dickens , and
August Gijswijt .

Thorstein Veblen s Contribution to Environmental Sociology

Author: Ross E. Mitchell

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This edited collection examines Veblen's potential contributions to the subfield of political ecology from several diverse yet complementary angles, including his take on wasteful industrialism, absentee ownership, relations of power and influence, and growing consumerism.

Handbook of Environmental Psychology

It is not surprising , therefore , that efforts to establish environmental sociology as
a legitimate and important area of ... sociology's dominant paradigm with a more
ecologically sound one has been a controversial feature of environmental ...

Handbook of Environmental Psychology

Author: Robert B. Bechtel

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

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Comprehensive handbook providing an overview of the theories, research and applications critical to Environmental Psychology. It aims to define the ongoing revolution in thinking about how the environment and psychology interact.

Environmental Sociology for the Twenty first Century

This uniquely Canadian text examines the relationship between humans and the environment, the social factors that cause environmental problems, and potential solutions to these problems.

Environmental Sociology for the Twenty first Century

Author: Nathan Young

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ISBN: 9780199003297

Page: 256

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Series: a href="http://www.oupcanada.com/tcs/"Themes in Canadian Sociology/aThis uniquely Canadian text examines the relationship between humans and the environment, the social factors that cause environmental problems, and potential solutions to these problems. Exploring what sociologists can contribute to the study of environmental issues, this text also considers thehistorical relationship between humans and the natural world, theoretical perspectives, and such key topics as scarcity, sustainability, globalization, and natural disasters.

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Traditional settlement has exploited the various ecological situations in different
ways and this is reflected in population ... The controversies illustrate sociology ' s
entrenched habit of ignoring the physical environment , and the pitfalls of doing ...

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Sociological Abstracts

2600 environmental interactions 56 environmental interactions 81 disaster
studies 82 social geography ... 1 The author replies to Lars Mjøset ' s criticism of
Benton ' s “ Environmental Sociology : Controversy and Continuity ” ( both , 2001
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Sociological Abstracts

Author: Leo P. Chall

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CSA Sociological Abstracts abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. The database provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,800+ serials publications, and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers.

Encyclopedia of Sociology

Encyclopedia of Sociology

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Presents nearly four hundred entries in which various scholars explore concepts and themes in sociology, arranged alphabetically over five volumes from adolescence to world religions; and includes a comprehensive index.

The Environment and Society Reader

This is a comprehensive introduction to the issues associated with environmental problems.

The Environment and Society Reader

Author: Richard Scott Frey

Publisher: Pearson College Division

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Page: 388

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This is a comprehensive introduction to the issues associated with environmental problems. The author challenges readers to ask themselves questions regarding the complexity and distribution of environmental problems as well as human impacts on and responses to these problems. Readers are also encouraged to examine the scope and nature of environmental problems. Geared toward those interested in the relationship between the environment and society.

Environment Energy and Society

1 A Typology of Research Areas in Environmental Sociology LEVEL OF
INTERACTION Type of Environment Natural Examples Atmosphere ; forests ;
lakes and oceans ; mineral deposits Symbolic Northern Spotted Owl controversy ;
growth of ...

Environment  Energy  and Society

Author: Craig R. Humphrey

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

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Page: 344

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This is a comprehensive yet accessible text that exposes students to the interaction between society and the environment. Each chapter opens with a stimulating case example or scenario that helps students grasp this interaction, while a "Focus on the U.S." feature helps students relate global environmental issues to everyday life in the United States. Students learn how to use social theories to better understand environmental issues, both at home and internationally.

New Society

What Environmental Sociologists Have in Common ( Whether Concerned with '
Built ' or ' Natural ' Environments ) . ... Opposition to Solid Waste Incineration : Pre
- Implementation Anxieties Surrounding a New Environmental Controversy .

New Society

Author: Robert J. Brym

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ISBN: 9780774735681

Page: 585

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Western Sociological Review

The costly , time - consuming , and damaging methods that have so often been
employed by parties to disputes over environmental problems contrast with the
more effective methods that have been attained in some fields of business and ...

Western Sociological Review

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WSR Western Sociological Review

The costly , time - consuming , and damaging methods that have so often been
employed by parties to disputes over environmental problems contrast with the
more effective methods that have been attained in some fields of business and ...

WSR  Western Sociological Review

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