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Climate change and society

Author: John Urry
Publisher: Cambridge [u.a.] Polity Press c 2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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* This is the first book to develop a proper sociology of climate change and will be an excellent companion to Tony Giddens The Politics of Climate Change.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Urry
ISBN: 9780745650364 0745650368 9780745650371 0745650376
OCLC Number: 837887091
Description: 217 S. graph. Darst
Contents: PREFACE 1. Society matters 2. Building scientific models of distant futures 3. The new catastrophism 4. High carbon lives 5. Around the world in 80 hours 6. Politics 7. Governing catastrophes 8. Innovating low carbon lives 9. Alternative future societies 10. A manifesto for bringing society into climate change ENDNOTES INDEX
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"Urry challenges sociologists to entertain the social blockages to coming to terms with climate change, social costs of not doing so, and major social rearrangements entailed by a genuine, Copernican Read more...

 
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