9780136690863

Environment and Society : Human Perspectives on Environmental Issues

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  • ISBN13:

    9780136690863

  • ISBN10:

    0136690866

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 9/1/1995
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
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Summary

This is a core textbook for courses on environmental issues taught in sociology or geography or environmental sciences departments.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Introduction
Human Systems, Environment, and Social Science
The Earth's Vital Signs and the Human Footprint
The Resources of the Earth: Sources and Sinks
Global Climate Change, Scientific Uncertainty, and Risk
Population, Environment, and Food
Energy and Society
A Sustainable World?
Alternative Futures: Sustainability, Inequality, and Social Change
Transforming Structures: Markets, Politics, and Policy
Environmentalism: Ideology, and Collective Action
Globalization: Trade, Environment, and the Third Revolution
References
Name Index
Subject Index
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