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Environmental Sociology free pdf Environmental Sociology encourages students to use the sociological imagination to explore a broad spectrum of issues facing the environment today. The third edition of this reader includes thirteen new pieces that examine how social dimensions, particularly power and inequality, interact with environmental issues. The textbook opens with an updated Introduction that introduces students to key concepts and provides a brief overview of environmental sociology as a field. The readings, excerpts from recently published pieces, are arranged by sociological issue and use a range of perspectives, including environmental justice, risk society, and power structure research. Topics span coal mining, food justice, climate change, and more. Each reading is chosen to be accessible and engaging to undergraduate students and is preceded by a brief introduction to provide context. As the environmental challenges facing our world become ever more pressing, Environmental Sociology aims to equip students with the frameworks they need to approach these challenges from a sociological perspective.

About Leslie King

Leslie King is associate professor of sociology and environmental science and policy at Smith College. Her research has been published in journal such as Ethnic and Racial Studies, The Sociological Quarterly, and Gender and Society. Deborah McCarthy Auriffeille is associate professor of sociology at the College of Charleston. Her research has been published in Sociological Inquiry and Urban Studies, and she is co-editor of Foundations for Social Change: Critical Perspectives on Philanthropy and Social Movements.

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Author : Leslie King
Publisher : Rowman
Data Published : 16 July 2013
ISBN : 1442220767
EAN : 9781442220768
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 424 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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