The Fossil-Fuelled Climate Crisis Foresight or Discounting Danger?

“A major innovation for the subfields of environmental sociology and ecological social theory. Building on the Weberian theoretical framework of social closure, coupled with a social practices approach, Murphy presents the climate crisis in a new, and dare I say even hopeful, light.” - Michael S. Ca...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Murphy, Raymond
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Palgrave Macmillan 2021, 2021
Edition:1st ed. 2021
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Chapter 1. Introduction
  • Part I Analysing the Problem
  • Chapter 2. Cooperation between Natural Science and Social Science
  • Chapter 3. Social Closure in the Anthropocene: The Environment as a Medium for Monopolisation and Exclusion
  • Chapter 4. Energy: Paying its Full Cost, Belatedly or Upon Use?
  • Chapter 5. Stuck in Dangerous Carbon Polluting Practices?
  • Chapter 6. A Pattern When Exploiting Valuable but Dangerous Resources
  • Part II: Assessing Solutions
  • Chapter 7. Risk and Safety; Real and Staged
  • Chapter 8. Are Safe Social Practices on the Horizon?
  • Chapter 9. Faith 2.0 in the Mastery of Nature
  • Chapter 10. Technological Solutions and Social-technological Solutions
  • Chapter 11. Foresight or Discounting Danger?