Environmental Sociology: A Social Constructionist Perspective

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Psychology Press, 1995 - Science - 236 pages
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John Hannigan argues that society's unwillingness to recognize and solve environmental problems rests primarily upon the claims making activities of a number of 'issue entrepreneurs' in science, mass media and politics.
  

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Great Book , It opens your mind to Social Constructionist approach and gives a new perspective on the relationship between man and environment Read full review

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An interesting view on how environmental issues are framed. Worth reading if you have interests in the environment, media, or the construction of knowledge. Read full review

Contents

SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION
32
SCIENCE AS AN ENVIRONMENTAL
76
CONSTRUCTING ENVIRONMENTAL RISKS
92
NATURE ECOLOGY
109
FROM SCIENTIFIC
128
THE SUCCESSFUL
146
BIOTECHNOLOGY AS
162
ENVIRONMENTAL CONSTRUCTIONISM
178
Conclusion
187
Bibliography
201
Name index
223
Subject index
230
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