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The Cambridge Handbook of Environmental Sociology

Volume 1

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Hannah Holleman, Rolf Lidskog, Stewart Lockie, Ariel Salleh, Michael M. Bell, Brad H. Brewster, Antony J. Puddephatt; Richard York & Stefano B. Longo, Yifei Li, Gary Paul Green, patrick Bresnihan, Michael Löwy, Gustavo A. García-López, Elizabeth S. Barron, John Hannigan, Maano Ramutsindela, Damian White, Timmons Roberts, James S. Ormrod, Guojie Zhang, James E. S. Higham, Julia Albrecht, Jacklyn Cock, Hugh Campbell, John Zinda, Michael A. Long, Michael J. Lynch, Paul B. Stretesky Phil Macnaghten, Noah Weeth Feinstein, James Hale, Michael Carolan, david N. Pellow, Henri Acselrad, John C. Canfield, Karl Galloway, Loka Ashwood, Leslie King, Philip M. Warsaw.
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  • Date Published: December 2020
  • availability: Available
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781108429320

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  • The Cambridge Handbook of Environmental Sociology is a go-to resource for cutting-edge research in the field. This two-volume work covers the rich theoretic foundations of the sub-discipline, as well as novel approaches and emerging areas of research that add vitality and momentum to the discipline. Over the course of sixty chapters, the authors featured in this work reach new levels of theoretical depth, incorporating a global scope and diversity of cases. This book explores the broad scope of crucial disciplinary ideas and areas of research, extending its investigation to the trajectories of thought that led to their unfolding. This unique work serves as an invaluable tool for all those working in the nexus of environment and society.

    • An overview of various theoretical approaches and empirical examples that reflect both the breadth and depth of the field
    • Chapters are written from a variety of disciplinary perspectives, reflecting the interdisciplinary nature of the field of environmental sociology
    • New directions in environmental sociological theory and new empirical examples are highlighted, with special attention to the current political context
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    • Date Published: December 2020
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781108429320
    • length: 522 pages
    • dimensions: 257 x 181 x 31 mm
    • weight: 1.08kg
    • contains: 5 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction
    Part I. Theory in Environmental Sociology
    2: Classical Theory and Environmental Sociology: Toward Deeper and Stronger Roots Hannah Holleman
    3: Globalizing Environmental Sociology Rolf Lidskog & Stewart Lockie
    4. An Embodied Materialist Sociology Ariel Salleh
    5. The Environmental Sociology of the Good: Nature, Faith, and the Bourgeois Transition Michael M. Bell
    6. Microsociological Perspectives in Environmental Sociology Brad H. Brewster & Antony J. Puddephatt
    Part II The Economy and Environmental Sociology
    7. Material Worlds: Understanding the Relationship of Capital and Ecology Richard York & Stefano B. Longo
    8. Green Economies and Community Wellbeing Yifei Li & Gary Paul Green
    9. Beyond the “Limits to Growth”: Neoliberal Natures and the “Green” Economy patrick Bresnihan
    10. The Ecosocialist Alternative Michael Löwy
    11. Commons, Power, and (Counter)Hegemony Gustavo A. García-López
    12. Emplacing Sustainability in a Post-Capitalist World Elizabeth S. Barron
    Part III: Culture and Environmental Sociology
    13. Media and the Environmental Movement in a Digital Age John Hannigan
    14. National Parks and (Neo)Colonialisms Maano Ramutsindela
    15. Post Carbon Transition Futuring: For a Reconstructive Turn in the Environmental Social Sciences? Damian White & Timmons Roberts
    16. Outer Space and New Frontiers to Environmental Imaginations James S. Ormrod
    17. New Territory for Environmental Sociology: Environmental Philosophy and Nature-Based Tourism Guojie Zhang, James E. S. Higham, & Julia Albrecht
    Part IV: Politics, Power, State
    18. Conflicting Environmental Imaginaries in Post-Apartheid South Africa Jacklyn Cock
    19. The Growth in International Audit Culture: Achieving Agricultural Sustainability Inside a World of Measures? Hugh Campbell
    20. Political Ecologies of State Land Management John Zinda
    21. Green Crime and the Treadmill of Production Michael A. Long, Michael J. Lynch, & Paul B. Stretesky
    22. Governing Science and Technology: From the Linear Model to Responsible Research and Innovation Phil Macnaghten
    23. The Paradox of Public Knowledge in Environmental Sociology Noah Weeth Feinstein
    24. Relational Resilience and the Making of Diverse Worlds James Hale & Michael Carolan
    Part V: Social Justice
    25. Expanding Critical and Radical Approaches to Environmental Justice david N. Pellow
    26. Development Strategies and Environmental Inequalities in Brazil Henri Acselrad
    27 Rural Estrangement: Roadblocks and Roundabouts to Justice John C. Canfield, Karl Galloway, & Loka Ashwood
    28. Environmental Justice and Capitalism Leslie King
    29. Ecological Economics and Environmental Sociology: A Social Power Structures Approach to Environmental Justice in Economic Systems Philip M. Warsaw.

  • Editors

    Katharine Legun, Wageningen University and Research, The Netherlands
    Michael Bell is Chair and Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor of Community and Environmental Sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is the author of City of the Good: Nature, Religion, and the Ancient Search for What Is Right and the widely used environmental sociology textbook, An Invitation to Environmental Sociology, now in its sixth edition (2020).

    Julie C. Keller, University of Rhode Island
    Michael Carolan is a Professor of Sociology at Colorado State University and Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Affairs for the College of Liberal Arts. He has published over 200 peer review articles and more than a dozen books.

    Michael Carolan, Colorado State University
    Katharine Legun is Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Otago in New Zealand. Her work considers how plants, measurement systems, and new artificial intelligence technology shapes ecological and economic agency, particularly in agri-food systems.

    Michael M. Bell, University of Wisconsin, Madison
    Julie C. Keller is Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Rhode Island. Her research and teaching focus on rural inequality, agricultural labor, farmers, and immigration. She is the author of Milking in the Shadows: Migrants and Mobility in America's Dairyland (2019).

    Contributors

    Hannah Holleman, Rolf Lidskog, Stewart Lockie, Ariel Salleh, Michael M. Bell, Brad H. Brewster, Antony J. Puddephatt; Richard York & Stefano B. Longo, Yifei Li, Gary Paul Green, patrick Bresnihan, Michael Löwy, Gustavo A. García-López, Elizabeth S. Barron, John Hannigan, Maano Ramutsindela, Damian White, Timmons Roberts, James S. Ormrod, Guojie Zhang, James E. S. Higham, Julia Albrecht, Jacklyn Cock, Hugh Campbell, John Zinda, Michael A. Long, Michael J. Lynch, Paul B. Stretesky Phil Macnaghten, Noah Weeth Feinstein, James Hale, Michael Carolan, david N. Pellow, Henri Acselrad, John C. Canfield, Karl Galloway, Loka Ashwood, Leslie King, Philip M. Warsaw.

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