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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.

Rethinking the Global
Rethinking the global
The Sociology of Globalization and the Study of the Global Environment

There are several discrete issues to attend to in this concluding chapter. I will turn first to the question of the connection between sociological analyses of globalization and the study of global environmental problems. ...

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