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Climate and Society, Transforming the Future

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ISBN-10: 0745684394

ISBN-13: 9780745684390

Edition: 2019

Authors: Robin Leichenko

List price: $29.95
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This bold and important new book presents current and emerging thinking on the social dimensions of climate change. Using clear language and powerful examples, it introduces key concepts and frameworks for understanding the multifaceted connections between climate and society. Robin Leichenko and Karen O'Brien frame climate change as a social issue that calls for integrative approaches to research, policy, and action. They explore dominant and relevant discourses on the social drivers, impacts, and responses to climate change, highlighting the important roles that worldviews and beliefs play in shaping interpretations of climate challenges. Situating climate change within the context of a…    
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2019
Publisher: Polity Press
Publication date: 5/28/2019
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 248
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Robin Leichenko is associate professor and graduate director in the department of geography at Rutgers University. She is the author of Double Exposure: Global Environmental Change in an Era of Globalization .