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Product Description: Globalization and the changing role of the nation-state calls for new approaches to environmental governance and new ways to conceptualize it. Recent developments in sociology -- seen in the work of John Urry, Manuel Castells, and others -- shows how social theory can be made less static, more fluid, and more directed toward flow and networks in order to encompass today's reality...read more
By Frederick H. Buttel (editor), A. P. J. Mol (editor) and Arthur P. J. Mol (editor)

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9780262195454 | Mit Pr, June 1, 2006, cover price $14.75 | About this edition: Globalization and the changing role of the nation-state calls for new approaches to environmental governance and new ways to conceptualize it.

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9780262693356 | Mit Pr, June 1, 2006, cover price $6.75 | About this edition: Globalization and the changing role of the nation-state calls for new approaches to environmental governance and new ways to conceptualize it.

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Product Description: Topics covered in this volume include the national bourgeoisie in the developing world, the re-emergence of health as a key policy driver, the poverty of resource extraction, global development and the corporate food regime, and the politics of globalization in Brazil.
By Frederick H. Buttel (editor) and Philip McMichael (editor)

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9780762312504 | Jai, December 21, 2005, cover price $120.99 | About this edition: Topics covered in this volume include the national bourgeoisie in the developing world, the re-emergence of health as a key policy driver, the poverty of resource extraction, global development and the corporate food regime, and the politics of globalization in Brazil.

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Product Description: A new look at language Extra help with grammar: Step-by-step guide to Spanish grammar from adjectives to sentence structure Extensive examples of grammatical constructions and idiomatic usage Thorough explanation of grammatical elements from noun cases to verb tenses Practical, user-friendly, comprehensive: From MTV to e-mail, junk bonds to tabloids, the HarperCollins Spanish Concise Dictionary keeps you up-to-date with contemporary Spanish Special entries throughout the text illuminate aspects of Spanish life and culture All the information you need to keep to write a paper, read a book, or tell a story...read more

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9781417635511 | Turtleback Books, August 3, 2004, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: A new look at language Extra help with grammar: Step-by-step guide to Spanish grammar from adjectives to sentence structure Extensive examples of grammatical constructions and idiomatic usage Thorough explanation of grammatical elements from noun cases to verb tenses Practical, user-friendly, comprehensive: From MTV to e-mail, junk bonds to tabloids, the HarperCollins Spanish Concise Dictionary keeps you up-to-date with contemporary Spanish Special entries throughout the text illuminate aspects of Spanish life and culture All the information you need to keep to write a paper, read a book, or tell a story.

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Product Description: This text was designed as a reader to accompany Humphrey, Lewis, and Buttel, Environment, Energy, and Society: A New Synthesis (2002). The reader is divided into eight parts exploring issues and topics central to the study of the environment, rural and urban problems. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780534579579 | Wadsworth Pub Co, November 1, 2002, cover price $176.95 | About this edition: This text was designed as a reader to accompany Humphrey, Lewis, and Buttel, Environment, Energy, and Society: A New Synthesis (2002).

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Product Description: Main headings: Conceptualizing and theorizing the environmental state. - North American and European environmental states. - Environmental states and development processes in the south. - Comparative perspectives on transitional post-socialist environmental states.
By Frederick H. Buttel (editor) and Arthur P. J. Mol (editor)

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9780762308545 | Jai, April 1, 2002, cover price $147.99 | About this edition: Main headings: Conceptualizing and theorizing the environmental state.

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Product Description: Sociological Theory and the Environment is a comprehensive survey and assessment of sociological theories of the relations between societies and their 'natural' biophysical environment. This book touches on and addresses virtually all of the major perspectives, focal points, and debates in environmental sociology today―classical and twentieth century social theories, macro-micro linkage issues, globalization and development, reflexive modernization, ecological modernization vs...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Frederick H. Buttel (editor), Peter Dickens (editor), Riley E. Dunlap (editor) and August Gijswijt (editor)

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9780742501850 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, January 1, 2002, cover price $109.00 | About this edition: Sociological Theory and the Environment is a comprehensive survey and assessment of sociological theories of the relations between societies and their 'natural' biophysical environment.

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9780742501867 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, January 1, 2002, cover price $47.00 | About this edition: Sociological Theory and the Environment is a comprehensive survey and assessment of sociological theories of the relations between societies and their "natural" biophysical environment.

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Product Description: This is a comprehensive yet accessible text that exposes students to the interaction between society and the environment. Each chapter opens with a stimulating case example or scenario that helps students grasp this interaction, while a "Focus on the U...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780534579555 | Wadsworth Pub Co, August 1, 2001, cover price $185.95 | About this edition: This is a comprehensive yet accessible text that exposes students to the interaction between society and the environment.

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Product Description: Millions go hungry every year in both poor and rich nations, yet hundreds of thousands of peasants and farmers continue to be pushed off the land. Applied in increasing volumes, chemical pesticides and synthetic fertilizers deplete the soil, pollute our food and water, and leave crops more vulnerable to pest outbreaks...read more
By Frederick H. Buttel (editor), John Bellamy Foster (editor) and Fred Magdoff (editor)

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9781583670156 | Monthly Review Pr, September 1, 2000, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Millions go hungry every year in both poor and rich nations, yet hundreds of thousands of peasants and farmers continue to be pushed off the land.

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9781583670163 | Monthly Review Pr, September 1, 2000, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Millions go hungry every year in both poor and rich nations, yet hundreds of thousands of peasants and farmers continue to be pushed off the land.

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Product Description: This accomplished book argues that we can only make sense of environmental issues if we consider them as part of a more encompassing process of social transformation. It asks whether there is an emerging consensus between social scientists on the central issues in the debate on environmental change, and if concerns about the environment constitute a major prop to the process of globalization? The book provides a thorough discussion of the central themes in environmental sociology, identifying two traditions: ecological modernization theory and risk society theory...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Frederick H. Buttel (editor), A. P. J. Mol (editor), Arthur P. J. Mol (editor) and Gert Spaargaren (editor)

Hardcover:

9780761967668 | Sage Pubns Ltd, July 27, 2000, cover price $175.00 | About this edition: This accomplished book argues that we can only make sense of environmental issues if we consider them as part of a more encompassing process of social transformation.

Paperback:

9780761967675 | Sage Pubns Ltd, July 27, 2000, cover price $61.00 | About this edition: This accomplished book argues that we can only make sense of environmental issues if we consider them as part of a more encompassing process of social transformation.

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Product Description: The emergence of a truly global economy in the 1970s and the need to understand the subsequent changes in economic structure provided the impetus for this synthesis of the sociology of agriculture. The book offers the first formulations of a political economy theory that explains the transnational social and production relations of food and agriculture...read more

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9780813382968 | Westview Pr, March 1, 1991, cover price $49.50 | About this edition: The emergence of a truly global economy in the 1970s and the need to understand the subsequent changes in economic structure provided the impetus for this synthesis of the sociology of agriculture.

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Product Description: Published to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Rural Sociological Society, this monograph analyzes the nearly 90 years of rural sociological research on agriculture and provides a comprehensive overview of changing research focuses and theoretical approaches...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780313264443 | Praeger Pub Text, February 8, 1990, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: Published to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Rural Sociological Society, this monograph analyzes the nearly 90 years of rural sociological research on agriculture and provides a comprehensive overview of changing research focuses and theoretical approaches.

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9780916672348 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, June 1, 1980, cover price $47.00 | About this edition: To find more information about Rowman and Littlefield titles, please visit www.

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