1st Edition

The Roots of Environmental Consciousness Popular Tradition and Personal Experience

Edited By Stephen Hussey, Paul Thompson Copyright 2000
    236 Pages
    by Routledge

    240 Pages
    by Routledge

    This book examines the roots of contemporary environmental consciousness and action in terms of both popular experience and tradition. A wide range of geographical and thematic case-studies explore the myth, tradition and collective memory that shape our environmental thought.
    Containing a wealth of empirical source material, this book will be invaluable for sociologists and historians alike.

    Chapter 1 Introduction: the roots of environmental consciousness, Stephen Hussey, Paul Thompson; Chapter 2 The English, the trees, the wild and the green, Paul Thompson; Chapter 3 Animals, children and peasants in Tuscany, Giovanni Contini; Chapter 4 Narrating nature, Daniela Koleva; Chapter 5 When the water comes, Selma Leydesdorff; Chapter 6 'Our land is our only wealth', Olivia Bennett; Chapter 7 Using community memory against the onslaught of development, Jaclyn Jeffrey; Chapter 8 Signs of things to come, David W. Forrest; Chapter 9 The environmental movement in Kazakstan, Timothy Edmunds; Chapter 10 Paths to ecofeminist activism, Niamh Moore; Chapter 11 Pathways to the Amazon, Andréa Zhouri;


    Stephen Hussey, Paul Thompson