Gross, Matthias

Environmental Sociology

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: New Trends and Interdisciplinary Challenges in Environmental Sociology
Harald Heinrichs, Matthias Gross

2. Social Theories of Environmental Reform: Towards a Third Generation
Arthur P. J. Mol

3. The New Climate Change Discourse: A Challenge for Environmental Sociology
Fritz Reusswig

4. Earth System Governance and the Social Sciences
Frank Biermann

5. Ecological Regimes: Towards a Conceptual Integration of Biophysical Environment into Social Theory
Bianca Baerlocher, Paul Burger

6. Understanding Responses to the Environmental and Ethical Aspects of Innovative Technologies: The Case of Synthetic Biology in Europe
Steven Yearley

7. Social Simulation: A Method to Investigate Environmental Change from a Social Science Perspective
Andreas Ernst

8. Trust and Cooperation as Requirements for Maintaining Environmental Governance Capacity
Stefan Walter

9. Rational Choice Theory and the Environment: Variants, Applications, and New Trends
Ulf Liebe, Peter Preisendörfer

10. Environmental Knowledge and Deliberative Democracy
Luigi Pellizzoni

11. Knowledge and Social Learning for Sustainable Development
Bernd Siebenhüner, Harald Heinrichs

12. Beyond Neocorporatism? Transdisciplinary Case Studies as a Means for Collaborative Learning in Sustainable Development
Michael Stauffacher

13. Social Practices and Sustainable Consumption: Benefits and Limitations of a New Theoretical Approach
Karl-Werner Brand

14. (Im)mobility and Environment–Society Relations: Arguments for and Against the ‘Mobilisation’ of Environmental Sociology
Henrike Rau

15. Environmental Sustainability as Challenge for Media and Journalism
Heinz Bonfadelli

16. The Experimental Turn in Environmental Sociology: Pragmatism and New Forms of Governance
Christine Overdevest, Alena Bleicher, Matthias Gross

17. Risk, Society and Environmental Policy: Risk Governance in a Complex World
Piet Sellke, Ortwin Renn

18. Climate Change and Society – Communicating Adaptation
Harald Heinrichs

19. Moving Ahead: Environmental Sociology’s Contribution to Inter- and Transdisciplinary Research
Matthias Gross, Harald Heinrichs

Keywords: Social Sciences, Sociology, Environmental Management, Sustainable Development, Political Science, Human Geography, Environmental Economics

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