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Environment and society [electronic resource] : sustainability, policy and the citizen / Stewart Barr.

By: Barr, Stewart, 1976-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Ashgate studies in environmental policy and practice: Publisher: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2008Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 280 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780754689027 (electronic bk.); 0754689026 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Human ecology | Social ecology | Environmentalism -- Social aspects | Sustainable development | Environmentalism | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Human GeographyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Environment and society.DDC classification: 304.2 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Green dilemmas -- Sustainability -- Policy -- Behaviour change : policy and practice -- The social-psychology of environmental action -- Framing environmental practice -- Sustainable lifestyles -- The value-action gap -- Changing behaviour : a social marketing approach -- Sustainability, citizens and progress.
Summary: Environment and Society examines the complex relationships between humans and nature from a new perspective, incorporating recent moves to situate sustainable development within a household and individual context. Through a series of theoretical and practical chapters, it builds a comprehensive account of the complex factors that underlie our everyday attitudes and behaviour towards the natural environment.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [263]-278) and index.

Green dilemmas -- Sustainability -- Policy -- Behaviour change : policy and practice -- The social-psychology of environmental action -- Framing environmental practice -- Sustainable lifestyles -- The value-action gap -- Changing behaviour : a social marketing approach -- Sustainability, citizens and progress.

Environment and Society examines the complex relationships between humans and nature from a new perspective, incorporating recent moves to situate sustainable development within a household and individual context. Through a series of theoretical and practical chapters, it builds a comprehensive account of the complex factors that underlie our everyday attitudes and behaviour towards the natural environment.

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