The course aims to provide the students with a sound conceptual, theoretical and empirical background to the issues of environment, sustainable development and resource management; and prepare them for further research in the area.
After completion of the course, the students will be able to:
Few Relevant Textbooks on Environmental Sociology
1. Bell, Michael Mayerfeld. 2004. An Invitation to Environmental Sociology. Thousand Oaks, California: Pine Forge Press.
2. Gould, Kenneth Alan and Tammy L Lewis. 2009. Twenty Lessons in Environmental Sociology. New York: Oxford University Press.
3. Dunlap, R.; Frederick H. Buttel, Peter Dickens and August Gijswijt. (Ed.) 2002. Sociological Theory and the Environment: Classical Foundations, Contemporary Insights. Boston: Rowman& Littlefield.
4. Hanningan, John. 1996. Environmental Sociology. Oxan: Routledge.
5. Hanningan, John. 2006. Environmental Sociology: A Social Constructionist Perspective. Oxan: Routledge.
6. Barry, John. 1999. Environment and Social Theory. Oxan: Routledge.