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Environmental Sociology.

Author: John Hannigan
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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The third edition of John Hannigan's classic undergraduate text has been fully updated and revised to highlight contemporary trends and controversies within global environmental sociology. Environmental Sociology offers a distinctive, balanced treatment of environmental issues, reconciling Hannigan's much-cited model of the social construction of environmental problems and controversies with an environmental justice  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Hannigan, John.
Environmental Sociology.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Hannigan
ISBN: 9781317752004 1317752007
OCLC Number: 875098714
Description: 1 online resource (258 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of illustrations; Preface and acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; 1 Planet in peril; 2 Environmental sociology: key perspectives and controversies; 3 Social construction of environmental issues and problems; 4 Environmental discourse; 5 Media and environmental communication; 6 Science, knowledge and environmental problems; 7 Risk construction; 8 Biodiversity loss: the successful 'career' of a global environmental problem; 9 Fear of fracking; 10 Conclusion; Bibliography; Name index; Subject index.

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The third edition of John Hannigan's classic undergraduate text has been fully updated and revised to highlight contemporary trends and controversies within global environmental sociology. Environmental Sociology offers a distinctive, balanced treatment of environmental issues, reconciling Hannigan's much-cited model of the social construction of environmental problems and controversies with an environmental justice perspective that stresses inequality and toxic threats to local communities.

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