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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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.


Part I: The Material Chapter 1: Environmental Problems and Society Chapter 2: Consumption and Materialism Chapter 3: Money and Markets Chapter 4: Technology and Science Chapter 5: Population and Development Chapter 6: Body and Justice Part II: The Ideal Chapter 7: The Ideology of Environmental Domination Chapter 8: The Ideology of Environmental Concern Chapter 9: The Human Nature of Nature Chapter 10: The Rationality of Risk Part III: The Practical Chapter 11: Modernizing the Ecological Society Chapter 12: Governing the Ecological Society Chapter 13: Living in an Ecological Society

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  • publication date: 27/08/2015
  • ISBN13: 9781452275796
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 512
  • ID: 9781452275796
  • weight: 862
  • ISBN10: 1452275793
  • edition: 5th Revised edition

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