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Environmental Sociology

By: John Hannigan(Author)
256 pages, 4 b/w illustrations, 2 tables
Publisher: Routledge
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About this book

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.

Contents

1. Planet in Peril
2. Environmental Sociology: Key Perspectives and Controversies
3. Social Construction of Environmental Issues and Problems
4. Environmental Discourse
5. Media and Environmental Communication
6. Science, Knowledge and Environmental Problems
7. Risk Construction
8. Biodiversity Loss: The Successful 'Career' of a Global Environmental Problem
9. Fear of Fracking
10. Conclusion

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Biography

John Hannigan is Professor of Sociology at the University of Toronto and author of three major books, Environmental Sociology (Routledge, 2006); Fantasy City: Pleasure and Profit in the Postmodern City (Routledge, 1998); Disasters Without Borders: The International Politics of Natural Disaster (Polity Press, 2012).

By: John Hannigan(Author)
256 pages, 4 b/w illustrations, 2 tables
Publisher: Routledge
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