Through the Looking Glass: Environmental Sociology in Latin America

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“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

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

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