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Climate Change and SocietySociological Perspectives

Climate Change and Society: Sociological Perspectives

Riley E. Dunlap and Robert J. Brulle (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199356102
eISBN:
9780199356133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199356102.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Climate change is one of today’s most important issues, presenting an intellectual challenge to the natural and social sciences. While there has been progress in natural science understanding of ... More

Concrete JunglesUrban Pollution and the Politics of Difference in the Caribbean

Concrete Jungles: Urban Pollution and the Politics of Difference in the Caribbean

Rivke Jaffe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190273583
eISBN:
9780190273620
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190273583.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment, Social Movements and Social Change

In the popular imagination, Caribbean islands represent tropical paradise. This image underlies the efforts of many environmentalists to protect Caribbean coral reefs, mangroves, and rainforests. ... More

Controlling the WaterMatching Technology and Institutions in Irrigation Management in India and Nepal

Controlling the Water: Matching Technology and Institutions in Irrigation Management in India and Nepal

Dik Roth and Linden Vincent (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082927
eISBN:
9780199082247
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082927.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Irrigation management for agriculture and rural development has a long history in South Asia, yet today it asserts a critical paradox: new scarcities are emerging, but irrigated agriculture still ... More

Crisis CitiesDisaster and Redevelopment in New York and New Orleans

Crisis Cities: Disaster and Redevelopment in New York and New Orleans

Kevin Fox Gotham and Miriam Greenberg

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199752225
eISBN:
9780199371983
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199752225.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Science, Technology and Environment

This book blends critical theoretical insight with a historically grounded comparative study to examine the form, trajectory, and contradictions of redevelopment efforts following the 9/11 and ... More

Democratizing Forest Governance in India

Democratizing Forest Governance in India

Sharachchandra Lele and Ajit Menon (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198099123
eISBN:
9780199083077
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099123.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

The forest sector in India is currently going through an unprecedented churning. Every dimension of forest-related decision-making, including rights of local communities, conversion of forests to ... More

Do-It-Yourself DemocracyThe Rise of the Public Engagement Industry

Do-It-Yourself Democracy: The Rise of the Public Engagement Industry

Caroline W. Lee

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199987269
eISBN:
9780190218683
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199987269.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Science, Technology and Environment

Citizen participation has undergone a radical shift since anxieties about “bowling alone” seized the nation in the 1990s. Many pundits and observers have cheered America’s twenty-first-century civic ... More

Nature in the CityBengaluru in the Past, Present, and Future

Nature in the City: Bengaluru in the Past, Present, and Future

Harini Nagendra

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199465927
eISBN:
9780199087105
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199465927.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment, Urban and Rural Studies

In rapidly urbanizing India, cities are places of conflict between people and nature. What is the future for conservation in Indian cities? Nature in the City examines the past, present, and future ... More

Rethinking RevolutionsSoyabean, Choupals, and the Changing Countryside in Central India

Rethinking Revolutions: Soyabean, Choupals, and the Changing Countryside in Central India

Richa Kumar

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199465330
eISBN:
9780199087013
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199465330.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Science, Technology and Environment

This book is an ethnographic study of the processes of agrarian change in the Malwa region of central India over the last forty years, beginning with the introduction of soyabean cultivation in the ... More

This Fissured LandAn Ecological History of India

This Fissured Land: An Ecological History of India

Madhav Gadgil and Ramachandra Guha

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198077442
eISBN:
9780199082155
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077442.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This book emphasizes the significance of various ways of resource use in India. This book is divided into three parts. The first part examines the several forms of restraint on resource use reported ... More

Water Security in Peri-urban South AsiaAdapting to Climate Change and Urbanization

Water Security in Peri-urban South Asia: Adapting to Climate Change and Urbanization

Vishal Narain and Anjal Prakash (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199464166
eISBN:
9780199087037
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464166.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment, Urban and Rural Studies

This book explores the implications of urbanization and climate change for peri-urban water security in South Asia. Focusing on four locations in the region, namely Kathmandu (Nepal), Khulna ... More

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