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"This text is impressively comprehensive, and the treatment of the Global South is especially good. The material is sociological, engaging, and at an appropriate level for undergraduates. If I teach the course again, I would use this book." -Craig Humphrey, Pennsylvania State University
Kenneth A. Gould is Professor and Chair of Sociology at Brooklyn College and Professor of Sociology at the CUNY Graduate Center. He is coauthor of Environment and Society: The Enduring Conflict (1994). Tammy L. Lewis is Associate Professor of Sociology at Muhlenberg College. She is coauthor of Environment, Energy, and Society: A New Synthesis (2002).
Table of Contents
Annotated Table of Contents
About the Contributors
An Introduction to Environmental Sociology
The Social Construction of Nature: Of Computers, Butterflies, Dogs, and Trucks
Theories in Environmental Sociology
Systemic Causes of Environmental Disruption
The State and Policy: Imperialism, Exclusion, and Ecological Violence as State Policy
Labor Productivity and the Environment
Corporate Power: The Role of the Global Media in Shaping What We Know About the Environment
The Science of Nature and the Nature of Science
Technological Change and the Environment
Population, Demography, and the Environment
Some Social Consequences of Environmental Disruption
Environmental Inequality and Environmental Justice
The Sociology of Environmental Health
From Farms to Factories: The Environmental Consequences of Swine Industrialization in North Carolina
Understanding Disaster Vulnerability: Floods and Hurricanes
Climate Change: Why the Old Approaches Aren't Working
Some Social Responses to Environmental Disruption
U.S. Environmental Movements
Labor and the Environment
Environmental Movements in the Global South
Indigenous Cultures: Environmental Knowledge, Practice, and Rights
The Paradoxes of Sustainable Development: Focus on Ecotourism
Conclusion: Unanswered Questions and the Future of Environmental Sociology
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