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Nature & Sociology – new book by Tim Newton

Posted on August 13, 2007 by admin

Nature and Sociology. London: Routledge. August 2007: 212pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-366847 (hardback, £65); ISBN: 978-0-415-36683-0 (paperback, £22.99)

Nature has become increasingly central to social thinking. From the social implications of environmental degradation to the plethora of issues raised by biotechnology, neuroscience, the body and health, the ‘natural’ world is increasingly difficult to ignore for sociologists and social scientists. In addition to a wide-ranging treatment of this field, this ground-breaking text presents fresh perspectives that challenge the way we think about the relationship between ‘time’, ‘nature’ and ‘society’. Continue reading →