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Society and the Environment

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Préface Examines today's environmental controversies within a socio-organizational context. After outlining the contours of "pragm... Lire la suite
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Préface
Examines today's environmental controversies within a socio-organizational context. After outlining the contours of "pragmatic environmentalism," Carolan explores the material world: air, water, biodiversity, and trash.

Auteur
Michael Carolan is a Faculty Affiliate of the School of Global Environmental Sustainability, member of the Executive Board of the One Health Institute, Professor of Sociology, Chair of the Sociology Department, and Associate Dean for Research at Colorado State University, where he teaches courses in environmental sociology, the sociology of food and agriculture, and social theory. His books include The Real Cost of Cheap Food (Earthscan/Routledge), Reclaiming Food Security (Earthscan/Routledge) and Cheaponomics (Earthscan/Routledge), in addition to publishing over 100 peer-reviewed articles.

Contenu
Preface to the Second Edition Acknowledgments 1. Introduction: Individuals, Societies, and Pragmatic Environmentalism Part I : Living in a Material World 2. Greenhouse Gases: Warmer Isn't Better 3. Waste: Our Sinks Are Almost Sunk 4. Biodiversity: Society Wouldn't Exist Without It 5. Water: There's No Substitute Part II: At the Intersection of Ecology and Society 6. Population: A Problem of Quantity or Quality? 7. Transportation: Beyond Air Pollution 8. Food: From Farm to Fork 9. Energy Production: Our Sun-ny Prospects Part III: Organizing a Sustainable Society 10. Political Economy: Making Markets Fair and Sustainable 11. Governance: Biases and Blind Spots 12. Inequality and Growth: Prosperity for All Part IV: Shifting the Focus to Results 13. From Our Beliefs to Our Behaviors: Pragmatic Environmentalism in Action Glossary References Index

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Titre: Society and the Environment
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Code EAN: 9780813350004
ISBN: 978-0-8133-5000-4
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Little, Brown and Company
Genre: Sociologie
nombre de pages: 366
Poids: 676g
Taille: H254mm x B181mm x T21mm
Année: 2016
Auflage: 2. A.

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