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Reshaping the Study of Sociology...

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Many of society's most pressing problems are no longer just "social." From the maintenance of genetic diversity to the disposal of radioactive wastes, from toxics in the groundwater below us to global warming of the atmosphere above, the challenges of the 21st century are increasingly coming to involve society's relationships with the environment and technologies upon which we all depend. Read More »

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From the maintenance of genetic diversity to the disposal of radioactive wastes, from toxics in the groundwater to climate change in the atmosphere above, some of the most serious challenges of the 21st century involve society's relationships with the environment and technologies upon which we all depend. Read More »

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Since you're already a Section member, you already know about who we are and what we do, but we'd like to call your attention to several new features of the site Read More »

Section News

ETS Election Results

June 16, 2014

The Environment and Technology Section is proud to announce the results of our recent election. Our newly elected officers will assume office following the business meeting of the Section at the ASA Annual Meeting.

Chair-Elect: Ken Gould, Brooklyn College
Treasurer: Stephanie Malin, Colorado State University
Council Member At-Large: Diane Sicotte, Drexel University
Nominations Committee Chair: Jill L. Harrison, University of Colorado
Policy & Research Committee Chair: Rachel Shwom-Evelich, Rutgers University
Publications Committee Chair: Justin Farrell, Yale University
Graduate Student Member: Jennifer Reed, University of Nevada-Las Vegas

Congratulations to our new Section Officers!


Allan Schnaiberg Outstanding Publication Award Guidelines

January 24, 2014

The Allan Schnaiberg Outstanding Publication Award is given in alternate years for publications of special noteworthiness in the field of environmental sociology. In alternate years publications are considered in either book or article form. This year the committee will consider books published within the period, January 1, 2011, through December 31, 2013. All members of the Section are encouraged to submit nominations; self-nominations are welcome. Please send three copies of the books along with a nomination letter by April 1, 2013 to Sabrina McCormick at sabmc@gwu.edu. 2100 M St, NW, Suite 203A, Washington, DC, 20037


Spring 2014 Section Newsletter

May 3, 2014

The Spring 2014 issue of the Environment, Technology and Society Section Newsletter is now available for download (PDF). In this issue: A Call for Papers for Symbolic Interaction that may be of interest to our members, ETS sessions to be held this year in San Francisco, publications, member news, and more.


Winter 2014 Section Newsletter

January 13, 2014

The Winter 2014 issue of the Environment, Technology and Society Section Newsletter is now available for download (PDF). In this issue: Pioneer Environmental Sociologist Dick Gale: A Remembrance, The Metabolic Rift: A Selected Bibliography, publications, member news, and more.


Fall 2013 Section Newsletter

October 23, 2013

The Fall 2013 issue of the Environment, Technology and Society Section Newsletter is now available for download (PDF). In this issue: Green Crimonology, Section Awards, publications, member news, and more.


Summer 2013 Section Newsletter

July 18, 2013

The Summer 2013 issue of the Environment, Technology and Society Section Newsletter is now available for download (PDF). In this issue: Making the Personal Political Once More: An Environmental Sociologist’s Story, Mapping Common Interests among Student Members, publications, member news, and more.


Organization & Environment (OAE) Editoral Board Resigns

November 5, 2012

The editorial board of the peer-reviewed journal Organization & Environment recently resigned en masse due to the publisher's latest criticized shift in editorial direction. Below are several links regarding the protest and news coverage of the action.

Environmental Journal Editors Reply to Publisher
The Ends of Organization & Environment
Coup at Environmental Journal


Climate Change Teach-In

A listing of climate change resources is provided here for sociology instructors. Suggestions for additional resources are gladly accepted. Please send them to Kari Norgaard at norgaakm@whitman.edu.


Environmental Sociology Climate Change Literature

Section members have compiled an extensive bibliography of environmental sociology climate change publications, made available as a PDF.