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Dunlap, Riley E. - Michelson, William (eds.):
Handbook of Environmental Sociology
Westport, CT ; London : Greenwood Press, 2002. x, 602 p.
ISBN 0-313-26808-8







CONTENTS


    Preface  ix

      1. Environmental Sociology: An Introduction  1
          Riley E. Dunlap, William Michelson, and Glenn Stalker

      2. Sociological Theory and the Natural Environment  33
          Frederick H. Buttel and Craig R. Humphrey

      3. Theory and the Sociological Study of the Built Environment  70
          William Michelson and Willem van Vliet

      4. Socio-Behavioral Qualities of the Built Environment  96
          Sherry Ahrentzen

      5. Macro-Enviromnents and People: Cities, Suburbs, and Metropolitan Areas  137
          David Popenoe and William Michelson

      6. Designing the Built Environment  167
          Leslie Kilmartin

      7. Rural Environments and Agriculture  192
          Don E. Albrecht and Steve H. Murdock

      8. Energy, Society, and Environment  222
          Loren Lutzenhiser, Craig K. Harris, and Marvin E. Olsen

      9. Natural Hazards and Disasters  272
          Joanne M. Nigg and Dennis Mileti

    10. Technological Hazards and Disasters  295
          Steve Kroll-Smith, Stephen R. Couch, and Adeline G. Levine

    11. Risk, Technology, and Society  329
          Thomas Dietz, R. Scott Frey, and Eugene A. Rosa

    12. Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change  370
          Thomas Dietz and Eugene A. Rosa

    13. Social Impact Assessment and Technology Assessment  407
          Kurt Finsterbusch and William R. Freudenburg

    14. The Environmental Movement in the United States  448
          Angela G. Mertig, Riley E. Dunlap, and Denton E. Morrison

    15. Environmental Concern: Conceptual and Measurement Issues  482
          Riley E. Dunlap and Robert Emmet Jones

    16. Environmental Sociology in Nonacademic Settings  525
          Barbara A. Payne and Christopher Cluett

    Index  553

    About the Contributors  597