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An Invitation to Environmental Sociology (5th Revised edition)

An Invitation to Environmental Sociology (5th Revised edition)

By: Michael Mayerfeld Bell (author), Loka L. Ashwood (author)Paperback

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Undergraduate students of environmental sociology.

About Author

Michael Mayerfeld Bell is Professor of Community and Environmental Sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. For his day job, he is principally an environmental sociologist and a social theorist, focusing on dialogics, the sociology of nature, and social justice. These concerns for the world have led him to studies of agroecology, the body, community, consumption, culture, development, food, democracy, economic sociology, gender, inequality, participation, place, politics, rurality, the sociology of music, and more. He is also a part-time composer of grassroots and classical music, and a mandolinist, guitarist, and singer.

Contents

Part I: The MaterialChapter 1: Environmental Problems and SocietyChapter 2: Consumption and MaterialismChapter 3: Money and MarketsChapter 4: Technology and ScienceChapter 5: Population and DevelopmentChapter 6: Body and JusticePart II: The IdealChapter 7: The Ideology of Environmental DominationChapter 8: The Ideology of Environmental ConcernChapter 9: The Human Nature of NatureChapter 10: The Rationality of RiskPart III: The PracticalChapter 11: Modernizing the Ecological SocietyChapter 12: Governing the Ecological SocietyChapter 13: Living in an Ecological Society

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781452275796
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 512
  • ID: 9781452275796
  • ISBN10: 1452275793
  • edition: 5th Revised edition

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