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Nature, Environment and Society

By: P Sutton

232 pages, no illustrations

Palgrave

Paperback | May 2004 | #150384 | ISBN: 0333995686
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About this book

Traces the origins and development of environmental movements and environmental issues, providing a critical review of the most significant debates in the new field of environmental sociology. It covers environmental ideas, environmental movements, social constructionism, critical realism, environmental identities, risk society theory, sustainable development, green consumerism, ecological modernization and debates around modernity and post- modernity.


Contents

List of Tables and Figures Acknowledgements Modern Ideas of Nature and Environment The Development of Environmental Movements Theorising the Social and Natural The Ecocentric Challenge for Society and Sociology Living with Gaia: Deep Ecological and Social Selves Environmentalism in a Risk Society Modernity as an Unfinished Ecological Project Postmodernity, Poststructuralism and Ecological Diversity Environment, Self and Society Bibliography Index

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Biography

PHILIP SUTTON is Lecturer in Sociology at Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen.

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