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Society and climate change : sociological perspectives

Author: Riley E Dunlap; Robert J Brulle
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Both the causes of and solutions to climate change are grounded in human society. Climate Change and Society summarizes the existing approaches to understanding the social dimensions of climate  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Riley E Dunlap; Robert J Brulle
ISBN: 9780199356102 0199356106 9780199356119 0199356114
OCLC Number: 915680477
Description: pages cm
Contents: TABLE OF CONTENTS ; Chapter 1: Sociology and Global Climate Change: Introduction ; Robert J. Brulle and Riley E. Dunlap ; Chapter 2: The Human (Anthropogenic) Driving Forces of Global Climate Change ; Eugene A. Rosa, Thomas K. Rudel, Richard York, Andrew K. Jorgenson, and Thomas Dietz ; Chapter 3: Market Organizations and Environments ; Charles Perrow and Simone Pulver ; Chapter 4: Consumption and Climate Change ; Karen Ehrhardt-Martinez and Juliet B. Schor with Wokje Abrahamse, Alison Alkon, Jonn Axsen, Keith Brown, Rachel Shwom, Dale Southerton, Hal Wilhite ; Chapter 5: Climate Justice and Inequality: Insights from Sociology ; Sharon L. Harlan, David N. Pellow, J. Timmons Roberts, Shannon E. Bell, William G. Holt, and Joane Nagel ; Chapter 6: Adaptation to Climate Change: Sociological Perspectives ; JoAnn Carmin, Kathleen Tierney, Eric Chu, Lori M. Hunter, J. Timmons Roberts, and Linda Shi ; Chapter 7: Mitigating Climate Change: Sociological Perspectives ; Karen Ehrhardt-Martinez, Thomas K. Rudel, Kari Marie Norgaard, and Jeffrey Broadbent ; Chapter 8: Civil Society, Social Movements, and Climate Change ; Beth Schaefer Caniglia, Robert Brulle, and Andrew Szasz ; Chapter 9: Public Opinion on Climate Change ; Rachael L. Shwom, Aaron M. McCright, Steven R. Brechin, Riley E. Dunlap, Sandra T. Marquart-Pyatt, and Lawrence C. Hamilton ; Chapter 10: Challenging Climate Change: The Denial Countermovement ; Riley E. Dunlap and Aaron M. McCright ; Chapter 11: The Climate Change Divide in Social Theory ; Robert J. Antonio and Brett Clark ; Chapter 12: Methodological Approaches for Sociological Research on Climate Change ; Sandra T. Marquart-Pyatt, Andrew K. Jorgenson, and Lawrence C. Hamilton ; Chapter 13: Bringing Sociology into Climate Change Research and Climate Change into Sociology: Concluding Observations ; Riley E. Dunlap and Robert J. Brulle
Responsibility: edited by Riley E. Dunlap and Robert J. Brulle.


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For a crisis that demands a profound re-thinking of our most fundamental, socially-rooted systems, sociological perspectives are far too seldom part of the climate conversation. I have learned so Read more...

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