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ISBN-10: 0534579574

ISBN-13: 9780534579579

Edition: 2003

Authors: Craig R. Humphrey, Tammy L. Lewis, Frederick H. Buttel

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This text was designed as a reader to accompany Humphrey, Lewis, and Buttel, Environment, Energy, and Society: A New Synthesis (2002). The reader is divided into eight parts exploring issues and topics central to the study of the environment, rural and urban problems.
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Book details

List price: $176.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 11/18/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Craig R. Humphrey received his Ph.D. from Brown University. He is Associate Professor of Sociology and Demography at Pennsylvania State University, where he teaches courses in environmental sociology, human ecology, and urban sociology. Dr. Humphrey's current research focuses on the application of social theories to study of world population growth, food production, energy, and environmental movements.

The late Frederick H. Buttel was Professor of Sociology and Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Preface
Introduction: the Development of Environmental Sociology
Exploring Environmental Sociology
Environmental Inequalities: Literature Review and Proposals for New Directions in Research and Theory
Digging Deeper: Mining-Dependent Regions in Historical Perspective
Ozone Entrepreneurs and the Building of Global Coalitions
Social Theory and the Environment
Social Institutions and Environmental Change
Struggling with Human Exemptionalism: The Rise, Decline and Revitalization of Environmental Sociology
The Crisis of the Earth
Population and the Environment
Demographic Consequences of Declining Fertility
The Bangladesh Fertility Decline: An Interpretation
Women's Rights and Reproductive Choice: Rethinking the Connections
The Struggle Over Hunger
Ending Hunger in Developing Countries
Can the Growing Human Population Feed Itself?
Global Food Politics
Energy and the Environment
Climate Change and Society: Speculation, Construction and Scientific Explanation
Global Inequality and Climate Change
Global Environmental Change in the News: 1987-90 versus 1992-96
The Environmental Movement
A New Mass Issue Is Born
The Deep, Long-Range Ecology Movement: 1960-2000--A Review
Global Environmentalism: A Challenge to the Postmaterialism Thesis?
The Sociology of Sustainable Development
Promoting Big Business at Rio
Organizing for Sustainable Development: The Biodiversity Crisis and an Encompassing Organization in Esmeraldas, Ecuador
Misrepresenting Communities: The Politics of Community-Based Rural Ecotourism in Gales Point Manatee, Belize
Environmental Futures
Ecological Modernization: Industrial Transformations and Environmental Reform
The Treadmill of Production and the Environmental State
Bibliography for Introductory Discussions