Sociology, Environmentalism, Globalization: Reinventing the Globe

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SAGE, Apr 28, 1996 - Social Science - 161 pages
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This authoritative book brings together the sociologies of globalization and the environment in one volume. Steven Yearley argues that environmental issues have received scant attention in the general debate on globalization even though environmentalists have been very successful in capturing the language and imagery of the globe.
 

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Contents

Environmental Issues and the Compression of the Globe
26
How do the Worlds Environmental Problems come
62
Universalizing Discourses and Globalization
100
Rethinking the Global
142
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About the author (1996)

Steven Yearley is Professor of Sociology at the University of York; author of Science and Sociological Practice (Open University Press, 1984), Science Technology and Social Change (Unwin Hyman, 1988) and The Green Case: A Sociology of Environmental Arguments, Issues and Politics (Harper Collins, 1991); editor of Deciphering Science and Technology (with M McNeill and I Varcoe), and Protecting the Periphery: Environmental Policy in Peripheral Regions of the European Union (with S Baker and K Milton).