Skip to content
Register Sign in Wishlist

The Cambridge Handbook of Environmental Sociology

Volume 2

£150.00

Martha McMahon, Chelsea Power, Steven E. Daniels, Gregg B. Walker, Randy Stoecker, Rachel A. Rosenfeld, Katherine J. Curtis, Julie Keller, Kathryn Gregory Anderson, Jennifer S. Carrera, Phil Brown, Manuel Vallée,Katharine Legun, Abbi Virens, Michael Marder, Margo DeMello,Valerie Fournier, Emily Huddart Kennedy, Janet Stephenson, Bianca Ambrose-Oji, John Chung-En, Mark H. Cooper, Leila da Costa Ferreira, Daniel Jaffee, Debra J. Davidson, Valerie Berseth, Ralph Matthews, Nathan Young, Michael Carolan, Josée Johnston, Anelyse M. Weiler, Geoffrey Lawrence, Kiah Smith,Paul V. Stock, Chelsea Schelly, Elizabeth A. Bennett, Barbara Muraca and Pearly Wong
View all contributors
  • Date Published: December 2020
  • availability: Available
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781108429337

£ 150.00
Hardback

Add to cart Add to wishlist

Other available formats:
eBook


Looking for an inspection copy?

This title is not currently available on inspection

Description
Product filter button
Description
Contents
Resources
Courses
About the Authors
  • 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
    Read more

    Customer reviews

    Not yet reviewed

    Be the first to review

    Review was not posted due to profanity

    ×

    , create a review

    (If you're not , sign out)

    Please enter the right captcha value
    Please enter a star rating.
    Your review must be a minimum of 12 words.

    How do you rate this item?

    ×

    Product details

    • Date Published: December 2020
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781108429337
    • length: 562 pages
    • dimensions: 259 x 184 x 33 mm
    • weight: 1.16kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Part I. Methods
    1. Re-compos(t)ing the Ghosts of Sociologies Past: Towards More Cosmoecological Sociologies Martha McMahon & Chelsea Power
    2. On Discourse Intensive Approaches to Environmental Decision-Making: Applying Social Theory to Practice Steven E. Daniels & Gregg B. Walker
    3. Community-Based Research Randy Stoecker
    4. Using Geographic Data in Environmental Sociology Rachel A. Rosenfeld & Katherine J. Curtis
    Part II. Embodied Environmental Sociology
    5. Strangers on the Land? Rural LGBTQs and Queer Sustainabilities Julie Keller
    6. Masculinity and Environment Kathryn Gregory Anderson
    7. Toxicity, Health, and Environment Jennifer S. Carrera & Phil Brown
    8. The Environment's Absence in Medicine: Mainstream Medical Coverage of Leukemia Manuel Vallée
    Part III: Beyond the Human. 9. Interventions offered by Actor-Network Theory, Assemblage Theory, and New Materialisms for Environmental Sociology Katharine Legun & Abbi Virens
    10. Plants and Philosophy, Plants or Philosophy Michael Marder
    11. Animals and Society: An Island in Japan Margo DeMello
    Part IV. Sustainability and Climate Change
    12: Possibilities and Politics in Imagining Degrowth Valerie Fournier
    13. Accidental Environmentalists: Examining the Effect of Pro-Environmental Behavior on Social Status Emily Huddart Kennedy
    14. Sustainability Cultures: Exploring the Relationships Between Cultural Attributes and Sustainability Outcomes Janet Stephenson
    15. Socio-Ecological Sustainability and New Forms of Governance: Community Forestry and Citizen Involvement with Trees, Woods, and Forests Bianca Ambrose-Oji
    16. Carbon Markets and International Environmental Governance John Chung-En & Mark H. Cooper
    17. The Multi-Level Governance Challenge of Climate Change in Brazil Leila da Costa Ferreira
    Part V. Resources
    18. Enclosing Water: Privatization, Commodification, and Access Daniel Jaffee
    19. Speech is Silver, Silence is Gold in the Fracking Zone Debra J. Davidson
    20. Environmental Sociology and the Genomic Revolution Valerie Berseth & Ralph Matthews
    21. The Future is Co-Managed: Promises and Problems of Collaborative Governance of Natural Resources Nathan Young
    Part VI: Food and Agriculture
    22. Future and Food: New Technologies, Old Political Debates Michael Carolan
    23. Eating Our Way to a Sustainable Future? Josée Johnston & Anelyse M. Weiler
    24. Neoliberal Globalization and Beyond: Food, Farming and the Environment Geoffrey Lawrence & Kiah Smith
    25. The Sociology of Environmental Morality: Examples from Agri-Food Paul V. Stock
    Part VII: Social Movements
    26. Alternative Technologies and Emancipatory Environmental Practice Chelsea Schelly
    27. The Global Fair Trade Movement: For Whom, By Whom, How, and What Next Elizabeth A. Bennett
    28. Possibilities for Degrowth: A Radical Alternative to the Neoliberal Restructuring of Growth-Societies Barbara Muraca
    29. Achieving Environmental Justice: Lessons from the Global South Pearly Wong
    30. Conclusion: Envisioning Futures with Environmental Sociology.

  • 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

    Martha McMahon, Chelsea Power, Steven E. Daniels, Gregg B. Walker, Randy Stoecker, Rachel A. Rosenfeld, Katherine J. Curtis, Julie Keller, Kathryn Gregory Anderson, Jennifer S. Carrera, Phil Brown, Manuel Vallée,Katharine Legun, Abbi Virens, Michael Marder, Margo DeMello,Valerie Fournier, Emily Huddart Kennedy, Janet Stephenson, Bianca Ambrose-Oji, John Chung-En, Mark H. Cooper, Leila da Costa Ferreira, Daniel Jaffee, Debra J. Davidson, Valerie Berseth, Ralph Matthews, Nathan Young, Michael Carolan, Josée Johnston, Anelyse M. Weiler, Geoffrey Lawrence, Kiah Smith,Paul V. Stock, Chelsea Schelly, Elizabeth A. Bennett, Barbara Muraca and Pearly Wong

Sorry, this resource is locked

Please register or sign in to request access. If you are having problems accessing these resources please email lecturers@cambridge.org

Register Sign in
Please note that this file is password protected. You will be asked to input your password on the next screen.

» Proceed

You are now leaving the Cambridge University Press website. Your eBook purchase and download will be completed by our partner www.ebooks.com. Please see the permission section of the www.ebooks.com catalogue page for details of the print & copy limits on our eBooks.

Continue ×

Continue ×

Continue ×
warning icon

Turn stock notifications on?

You must be signed in to your Cambridge account to turn product stock notifications on or off.

Sign in Create a Cambridge account arrow icon
×

Find content that relates to you

Join us online

This site uses cookies to improve your experience. Read more Close

Are you sure you want to delete your account?

This cannot be undone.

Cancel

Thank you for your feedback which will help us improve our service.

If you requested a response, we will make sure to get back to you shortly.

×
Please fill in the required fields in your feedback submission.
×