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Description - The Social Construction of Nature by Klaus Eder

This interpretation of nature and environmentalism: examines the destructive relationship between industrial society and nature; questions the utilitarian understanding of nature as an object through a careful analysis of symbolism, ritual and taboo; critically re-examines thinking on the environment; presents a cultural view of nature, which emphasizes how our relation with nature is socially mediated; offers a radical re-interpretation of the relation between society, culture and nature; and explains how environmentalism, and the social construction of nature, is a key index of social order and structure.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780803978492
ISBN-10: 0803978499
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 20-Aug-1996
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Klaus Eder

Klaus Eder has written extensively on class, social movements and social structure. He is author of the New Politics of Class (SAGE 1993).

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