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Environmental Sociology
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Lawson, Helene. 2010. “Environmental Sociology”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


Environmental Sociology examines social discourse on environmental issues. The narrative of
this discourse conveys the natural connections between people, animals, minerals, land, water, and plants. It also introduces social constructs: pollution, over-consumption, resource depletion, habitat loss, risky technology, and rapid population growth. This...

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Subject Area(s):
Animals and Society
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College 200

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