The Social Construction of Climate Change: Power, Knowledge, Norms, Discourses

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Individuals, international organizations and states are calling for the world to confront climate change. Efforts such as the Kyoto Protocol have produced intractable disputes and are deemed inadequate. This volume adopts two constructivist perspectives - norm-centred and discourse - to explore the social construction of climate change from a broad, theoretical level to particular cases. The contributors contend that climate change must be understood from the context of social settings, and that we ignore at our peril how ...

The Social Construction of Climate Change: Power, Knowledge, Norms, Discourses 2007, Routledge, Aldershot, England

ISBN-13: 9780754648024

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