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Cultures of Environmentalism

Empirical Studies in Environmental Society

by Steven Yearley

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  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • The Environment,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Sociology - Rural,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Science-Environmental Science,
  • Social Science / General,
  • Social Science / Sociology / General,
  • Environmentalism,
  • Environmental policy,
  • Social aspects

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8398850M
    ISBN 101403901201
    ISBN 109781403901200

    World Culture Encyclopedia: North America, Oceania, South Asia, Europe, East / Southeast Asia, Russia - Eurasia / China, South America, Middle America / Caribbean, and Africa / Middle East. ankind’s subservience to the commands of nature provides the connecting thread between Nazism and modern day environmentalism and represents a radical rejection of the Enlightenment’s belief in progress. It is what separates the New Left and the modern Left’s softer variants from their predecessors and leaves supporters of capitalism and markets as the last .


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