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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.

Universalizing Discourses and Globalization
Universalizing discourses and globalization
Talking of the Global

So far we have reviewed ways in which environmental issues have been a stimulus to transnational, even global, organization and ‘consciousness’ – by governments and intergovernmental agencies, by firms, by social movement organizations and in terms of the international character of the issues ...

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