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SOCL 1246 Environment and Society

Suggested research tools for the social, political, and economic forces behind the global environmental crisis, such as global warming and climate disruption, world resource availability and the global economic crisis, environmental justice and social ine

Popular Environmental Sociology Journals and Other Suggested Sources


          Reuters Investigates: Special Reports from Reuters journalists includes "Clean Coal's Dirty Secret" and "Ocean Shock:
         the Climate Crisis Beneath the Waves"


  • Suggested resources to help with the social, economic and policy part of your project include:

    Academic Search Complete

    Business Source Complete

    Social Science Premium Collection

    Value-added information in the Social Science Premium database is a timeline showing publication trends in the research topic:

    There is a upward trend of publications researching plastic waste management (which includes recycling)
  • Need to research an environmental issue from a policy perspective? Try PolicyFile

policyfile search result for climate change

One unique feature of PolicyFile is the political perspective of articles, helpful if you need to present the spectrum of political opinions on an issue.