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Gert Spaargaren

Gert Spaargaren is Professor of Environmental Policy of Sustainable Lifestyles and Consumption in the Department of Social Sciences at Wageningen University in the Netherlands.

Titles by This Editor

Global Challenges to Social Theory

Globalization and the changing role of the nation-state call for new approaches to environmental governance and new ways to conceptualize it. Recent developments in sociology—seen in the work of John Urry, Manuel Castells, and others—show how social theory can be made less static, more fluid, and more directed toward flow and networks in order to encompass today's reality. Governing Environmental Flows explores what such a reformulation means for the environmental social sciences.