"This reader is completely situated in the discipline, which is a huge plus. Despite my course's intermediate-level status, my students are hungry to read materials that are not only descriptive and analytical, but theory based as well, and this text fits that description perfectly. I plan to adopt this book upon publication--from what I've read, it's the best environmental sociology reader out there."--Rik Scarce, Skidmore College
"I very much like the organization and contents of this reader. The balance struck in each reading makes the book appropriate for multiple levels of students. It can stand as its own text, as a supplement to another text, or as the base material from which students explore actual studies."--Wade Roberts, Colorado College
About the Author
Kenneth A. Gould is Professor and Chair of Sociology at Brooklyn College and Professor of Sociology at the CUNY Graduate Center. He is coauthor of Environment and Society: The Enduring Conflict (1994).
Tammy L. Lewis is Associate Professor of Sociology at Muhlenberg College. She is coauthor of Environment, Energy, and Society: A New Synthesis (2002).