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“Environmental sociology” is not a well defined field; ...

“Environmental sociology” is not a well defined field;
Sociology, as a discipline, has developed through different paths in Latin America and the United States;
The “environment”, with which society is supposed to have a relationship, is not the same regardless of our standing point;

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    Through the Looking Glass: Environmental Sociology in Latin America Through the Looking Glass: Environmental Sociology in Latin America Presentation Transcript

    • Through the Looking Glass Environmental Sociology in Latin America by Dr. Marilia Coutinho
      • “Environmental sociology” is not a well defined field;
      • Sociology, as a discipline, has developed through different paths in Latin America and the United States;
      • The “environment”, with which society is supposed to have a relationship, is not the same regardless of our standing point;
      Problems
    • From: Ecological Metaphors and Environmental Rhetoric: an Analysis of The Ecologist and Our Common Future . Environment and History 3(2): 177-195, 1997
      • Resources for S&T available
      • military regime
      • development programs
      • higher education reform
      • Stockholm 72
      • Follows “Limits to Growth” (1972)
      • Crisis in higher education and research funding
      • democracy (1985)
      • NGO’s
      • Rio 92
      • Follows “Our Common Future” (1987)
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    • Foreign background Programs Proportion of faculty with foreign Ph.D.'s
    • Does it make a difference?
    • not likely
      • Resources for S&T available
      • military regime
      • development programs
      • higher education reform
      • Stockholm 72
      • Follows “Limits to Growth” (1972)
      • Crisis in higher education and research funding
      • democracy (1985)
      • NGO’s
      • Rio 92
      • Follows “Our Common Future” (1987)
    • Number of researchers
    • Percentage of Ph.D.'s
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    • Agrarian reform settlements
    • Land occupation
    • T. cruzi causes Chagas Disease
    • Vector
    • One continent, united by poverty and T. cruzi Argentina Chile Paraguay Brazil
    • Participants in CD Conference New Authors in CD
    • T. cruzi causes Chagas Disease
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    • People
    • The challenge of malaria
    • Schistosomiasis
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