• Summary
  • Contents
  • Subject index

This authoritative book brings together the sociologies of globalization and the environment in one volume. Steven Yearley argues that environmental issues have received scant attention in the general debate on globalization even though environmentalists have been very successful in capturing the language and imagery of the globe.

Environmental Issues and the Compression of the Globe
Environmental issues and the compression of the globe
Introduction

As was pointed out in the Preface and in Chapter 1, there are reasons for thinking that environmental threats and environmental awareness ought to display the logic of globalization. After all, we ...

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