Sociology of Environment
What is environmentalism? How have sociologists responded to the emergence of environmentalism? What are environmental movements? What are environmental issues? What is environmental problem? What has sociology to offer the study of environmental problems?
Exploring the cultural roots of environmental belief systems and the structural arrangements that maintain such belief systems in society.
Exploring environment and social change and urging environmental groups to do something about environmental ethics.
Environmental Citizenship is an idea that each of us is an integral part of a larger ecosystem and that our future depends on each one of us embracing the challenge and acting responsibly and positively toward our environment. The relationship between ideas of nature and environment, ecological identities and social change.
Sociology of Environment covers environmental ideas, environmental movements, social constructionism, critical realism, "ecocentric" theory, environmental identities, risk society theory, sustainable development, Green consumerism, ecological modernization and debates around modernity and post-modernity.
Assessment of sociological theories of the relations between societies and their natural biophysical environment and virtually all of the major perspectives, focal points, and debates in environmental sociology today.
Cornell University provides an overview of environmental sociology and hyperlinks to resources on the Web. The main purpose of this page is to be a resource where viewers can find more information about this growing subdiscipline and connect to interesting sites. - trochim.human.cornell.edu/gallery/Neto/Envsoc1.html
Knowing nature, Knowing Science. An Ethnography of Local Environmental Activism.
The Loka Institute - Making Research, Science & Technology Responsive to Democratically Decided Social & Environmental Concerns - loka.org/
Environmental Citizenship is an idea that each of us is an integral part of a larger ecosystem and that our future depends on each one of us embracing the challenge and acting responsibly and positively toward our environment. It's about making changes in our daily lives to be environmental citizens all day, every day. - cep.unt.edu/citizen.htm
As a global organisation, Greenpeace focuses on the the most crucial worldwide threats to our planet's biodiversity and environment. - greenpeace.org/aboutus/
Friends of the Earth inspires solutions to environmental problems which make life better for people - 220.127.116.11/ and 18.104.22.168/campaigns/climate/
CETOS, a project of the Tides Center, is a non-profit environmental group working on four interrelated issues: cetos.org/about.html
The Politics of Transformation - Local Activism in the Peace and Environmental Movements
Zisk studies the group and movement successes both short-run and long-run, and activist group adaptations to change in the larger social and political world in light of political upheaval in Eastern Europe.- info.greenwood.com/books/0275940/0275940578.html
Journal of Environmental Psychology - academicpress.com/jep
Environment and Planning A - pion.co.uk/ep/epa/epa_current.html
Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design - pion.co.uk/ep/epb/epb_current.html
Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy - pion.co.uk/ep/epc/epc_current.html
Environment and Planning D-Society & Space - pion.co.uk/ep/epd/epd_current.html
Environmental Ethics - cep.unt.edu/enethics.html
Ethics, Place, and Environment - tandf.co.uk/journals/carfax/1366879X.html
Environment and History Journal - A rapidly growing interest in the state of the global environment has developed in the last two decades, together with a feeling that we have entered a period of environmental crisis. This has encouraged a wide range of scholars, including historians, to reassess their concerns in a much more ecological light. An understanding of the history of human interactions with all parts of the cultivated and non-cultivated surface of the earth, and with living organisms, is increasingly seen to be essential to more conventional economics and cultural projects in history, history of science, anthropology, geography and sociology. - cehp.stir.ac.uk/e&hj.htm
Terrain.org: A Journal of the Built and Natural Environments - terrain.org/
Books on Sociology of Environment:
Sociology of Environment - Bibliography
Bowers, C. A. (1997 Book). The culture of denial : why the environmental movement
needs a strategy for reforming universities and public schools.
Sociology of Environment - Abstracts
Environmental Sociology and the Explanation of Environmental Reform -
Definitional and Responsive Environmental Meanings: A Meadian Look at Landscapes
Footprints on the Earth: The
Environmental Consequences of Modernity
A Very Brief History of the Origins of environmental ethics for the Novice - The inspiration for environmental ethics was the first Earth Day in 1970 when environmentalists started urging philosophers who were involved with environmental groups to do something about environmental ethics. - cep.unt.edu/novice.html
Mulberg, Jon - "Environment and Sociology: The State of the Debate"