9781412990530

An Invitation to Environmental Sociology

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  • ISBN13:

    9781412990530

  • ISBN10:

    141299053X

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/14/2011
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc
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The Fourth Edition of An Invitation to Environmental Sociology brings out the sociology of environmental possibility, inviting students to delve into this rapidly changing field. Written in a lively, engaging style, Michael Bell covers the broad range of topics in environmental sociology with a personal passion rarely seen in sociology textbooks. With extensively updated material on the environmental situation, this edition challenges readers with the complexity of environmental puzzles.

Table of Contents

Environmental Problems and Society
The Material
Consumption and Materialism
Money and Machines
Population and Development
Body and Health
The Ideal
The Ideology of Environmental Domination
The Ideology of Environmental Concern
The Human Nature of Nature
The Rationality of Risk
The Practical
Mobilizing the Ecological Society
Governing the Ecological Society
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