Environment and Society : : A Reader / / ed. by Christopher Schlottmann, Dale Jamieson, Colin Jerolmack, Anne Rademacher.

Environment and Society connects the core themes of environmental studies to the urgent issues and debates of the twenty-first century. In an era marked by climate change, rapid urbanization, and resource scarcity, environmental studies has emerged as a crucial arena of study. Assembling canonical a...

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Superior document:Title is part of eBook package: De Gruyter New York University Press Complete eBook-Package 2017
Place / Publishing House:New York, NY : : New York University Press, , [2017]
Year of Publication:2017
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Physical Description:1 online resource :; 9 black and white illustrations
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Table of Contents:
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Part I. Ideas of Nature
  • 1. Excerpts from The End of Nature
  • 2. The Anthropocene
  • 3. Excerpts from The World without Us
  • 4. Excerpts from “Reinventing Eden: Western Culture as a Recovery Narrative”
  • 5. Excerpts from Laudato Si
  • 6. Excerpts from “The Etiquette of Freedom”
  • 7. Excerpts from “The Land Ethic”
  • Reading Questions and Further Readings
  • Part II. Environmentalism and Environmental Movements
  • 8. Hetch Hetchy Valley
  • 9. Excerpts from Silent Spring
  • 10. Excerpts from “Environmentalism and Social Justice”
  • 11. Excerpts from “Where We Live, Work, and Play”
  • 12. Excerpts from “The Death of Environmentalism”
  • 13. The Paradox of Global Environmentalism
  • 14. Excerpts from “Between Violence and Desire: Space, Power, and Identity in the Making of Metropolitan Delhi”
  • Reading Questions and Further Readings
  • Part III. Population and Consumption
  • 15. Excerpts from “An Essay on the Principle of Population”
  • 16. How Do We Know We Have Global Environmental Problems?
  • 17. Excerpts from “The IPAT Equation and Its Variants”
  • 18. Excerpts from “Socioeconomic Equity, Sustainability, and Earth’s Carrying Capacity”
  • 19. The NEXT Industrial Revolution
  • 20. Excerpts from “In Search of Consumptive Resistance: The Voluntary Simplicity Movement”
  • 21. Excerpts from “Overpopulation versus Biodiversity”
  • Reading Questions and Further Readings
  • Part IV. Public Goods and Collective Action
  • 22. Excerpts from “The Tragedy of the Commons”
  • 23. Revisiting the Commons
  • 24. Excerpts from “Rationality and Solidarities: The Social Organization of Common Property Resources in the Imdrhas Valley of Morocco”
  • 25. Averting the Tragedy of the Commons
  • 26. Excerpts from “Climate, Collective Action and Individual Ethical Obligations”
  • 27. Excerpts from “About Free- Market Environmentalism”
  • Reading Questions and Further Readings
  • Part V. Values and Justice
  • 28. Excerpts from “Walking”
  • 29. Excerpts from “Naturalness as a Source of Value”
  • 30. Excerpts from “Conservation”
  • 31. Sustainability
  • 32. Excerpts from “Theorising Environmental Justice: The Expanding Sphere of a Discourse”
  • Reading Questions and Further Readings
  • Part VI. Environmental Controversies
  • City and Country
  • 33. Excerpts from “More like Manhattan”
  • 34. Excerpts from “Freedom and Wilderness, Wilderness and Freedom”
  • Reading Questions and Further Readings
  • Agrarian and Industrial Agriculture
  • 35. Excerpts from “The Green Revolution Revisited and the Road Ahead”
  • 36. The Agrarian Standard
  • Reading Questions and Further Readings
  • Managing Nature versus Stewardship
  • 37. Excerpts from “Earth Systems Engineering and Management”
  • 38. The Earth Is Not Yet an Artifact
  • Reading Questions and Further Readings
  • Index
  • About the Editors