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The social construction of nature : a sociology of ecological enlightenment

Author: Klaus Eder; Mark A Ritter
Publisher: London ; Thousand Oaks (Calif.) : Sage publ., 1996.
Series: Theory, culture & society
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This book is a unique and agenda-setting interpretation of nature and ecology.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Klaus Eder; Mark A Ritter
ISBN: 0803978480 9780803978485
OCLC Number: 468818055
Description: X-243 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: IntroductionPART ONE: A SOCIAL THEORY OF NATUREThe Theoretical Construction of Nature A Critique of Naturalistic Theories of EvolutionThe Evolution of the Societal Relationship to Nature as a Learning Process? An Ecological Critique of Practical ReasonPART TWO: FROM NATURE TO CULTURECulinary Morality A Comparative Analysis of Food TaboosCarnivorous and Vegetarian Culture Two Models of the Symbolic Organization of SocietyThe Modern Discourse on What To Eat A Sociology of the Natural Foods MovementPART THREE: THE MODERN POLITICS OF NATUREFraming and Communicating Nature The Political Transformation of Modern EnvironmentalismThe Politics of Nature A New Politics?
Series Title: Theory, culture & society
Responsibility: Klaus Eder ; introd. and parts I and II transl ; by Mark Ritter.
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`Klaus Eder affords us with a rare, genuinely social consructionist perspective on nature. He must be credited, and his book praised, on numerous grounds. First and foremost, he retrieves, develops Read more...

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