Environmental Sociology

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Environmental sociology is typically defined as the sociological study of societal-environmental interactions, although this definition immediately presents the perhaps insolvable problem of separating human cultures from the rest of the environment.

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Environmental sociologyFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaSociologyPortalTheoryandHistoryPositivismAntipositivismFunctionalismConflict theoryMiddle-rangeMathematicalCritical theorySocializationStructure and agencyResearch methodsQuantitativeQualitativeComputationalEthnographicTopicsandSubfieldscitiesclasscrimeculturedeviancedemographyeducationeconomyenvironmentfamilygenderhealthindustryinternetknowledgelawmedicinepoliticsmobilityrace & ethnicityrationalizationreligionsciencesecularizationsocial networkssocial psychologystratificationCategoriesandlists[show]vdeEnvironmental sociologyis typically defined as thesociologicalstudy of societal-environmental interactions, although this definition immediately presents the perhaps insolvable problem of separating human cultures from the rest of theenvironment. Although the focus of the field is the relationship between society and environment in general, environmentalsociologiststypically place special emphasis on studying the social factors that cause environmental problems, the societal impacts of those problems, and efforts to solve the problems. In addition, considerable attention is paid to the social processes by which certain environmental conditions become socially defined as problems.Although there was some

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