According to _____________ a variety of life experiences can come to be viewed as illnesses or not ?
A. functionalist perspective
B. conflict perspective
C. interactionist perspectiveD. labeling theory…
The term manufactured risk refers to_______________?
A. risks which result from human interaction with the natural world
B. risks associated with the activities of manufacturing industries
C. risks that have been exaggerated by the…
Which of the following has NOT been identified as a potential consequence of global warming ?
A. falls in agricultural yields
B. the spread of diseaseC. the use of unclear energy
D. a rise in sea levels…
Which of these is not a criticism that critical realists make of social constructionist approaches to the environment ?
A. social constructionism reminds us that all environmental issues have an important social aspect and context…
Supporters of sustainable development are arguing for_____________?
A. more resource to be directed towards economic growth
B. more resources to be put into Third World developmentC. growth that minimizes resource depletion and…
How did the Brundtland Commission (1987) define sustainable development ?
A. development that protects the environment for future generations even at the expense of the present generationB. development which meets the needs of the…
How are genetically modified foods different from previous techniques ?
A. the genes used cannot spread into the wider environmentB. they involve transplanting genes from one organism to another
C. we can say with certainty that…
Which of these can sociology not help us with ?
A. predicting likely weather patterns in the future
B. understanding how human societies put pressure on the environment
C. understanding how environmental problems are distributed