Sociology Index

Sociology of Environment

Books on Environmental Sociology, Silent Spring, Deep Ecology

What is sociology of environment? What is environmentalism? How have sociologists responded to the emergence of environmentalism? What is Environmental Movement? What are environmental issues? What is environmental problem? What has sociology of environment 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.

Knowing nature, Knowing Science. An Ethnography of Local Environmental Activism.

erica.demon.co.uk/KN.html

 

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.

 

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.

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.

 

Sociology of Environment Journals

Journal of Environmental Psychology

Environment and Planning A

Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design

Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy

Environment and Planning D-Society & Space

Environmental Ethics

Ethics, Place, and Environment

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.

Terrain.org: A Journal of the Built and Natural Environments.