Environmental Sociology

Society and the Environment: Pragmatic Solutions to Ecological Issues

Michael Carolan

Second Edition • July 12, 2016 • 344 pages

Print: $68.00 USD/$88.50 CAD • Ebook: $43.99 USD/$43.99 CAD

Examines today’s environmental controversies within a socio-organizational context. After outlining the contours of “pragmatic environmentalism,” Carolan explores the material world: air, water, biodiversity, and trash.

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Race, Place, and Environmental Justice After Hurricane Katrina: Struggles to Reclaim, Rebuild, and Revitalize New Orleans and the Gulf Coast

Edited by Robert D. Bullard and Beverly Wright

First Edition • February 1, 2009 • 312 pages

Print: $40.00 USD/$56.50 CAD • Ebook: $25.99 USD/$28.99 CAD

On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina made landfall near New Orleans leaving death and destruction across the Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama Gulf Coast counties. The lethargic and inept emergency response that followed exposed institutional flaws, poor planning, and false assumptions that are built into the emergency response and homeland security…

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Dumping in Dixie: Race, Class, and Environmental Quality

Robert Bullard

Third Edition • March 1, 2000 • 256 pages

Print: $42.00 USD/$52.50 CAD • Ebook: $25.99 USD/$25.99 CAD

To be poor, working-class, or a person of color in the United States often means bearing a disproportionate share of the country’s environmental problems. Starting with the premise that all Americans have a basic right to live in a healthy environment, Dumping in Dixie chronicles the efforts of five African American communities,…

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