1st Edition

Feminist Perspectives on Environment and Society

By Beate Littig Copyright 2001
    204 Pages
    by Routledge

    204 Pages
    by Routledge

    For courses in Environmental studies, Environmental Sociology, Environmental geography and Development studies; Women's studies and Women's issues options on a wide variety of degree courses. Combining theory with practice, this concise, accessible text provides a comprehensive introduction to the concepts, theories and results of environmental sociology from a feminist perspective. Within an international context it portrays in full the different feminist perspectives on environment and society, which are marginalized in mainstream research, and shows how the feminist critique on environmental sociology contributes to a more general feminist critique of society. Part of the Feminist Perspectives Series providing stimulating introductions to key feminist topics and debates written by well-known, experienced teachers in each field.

    1. Introduction.
    2. Theoretical Perspectives and Concepts of the Relationship between Society and the Environment.
    3. Special Fields of Research.
    4. Issues, Approaches and Results.
    5. Research Methods and Empirical Praxis.
    6. Conclusion


    Beate Littig