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Professor Richard York has been awarded the 2017 Fred Buttel Distinguished Contribution Award from the American Sociological Association Section on Environment and Technology. This award recognizes scholars for outstanding service, innovation, and publication in environmental sociology and/or the sociology of technology.
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Motivational Frame Disputes and Discursive Narratives Surrounding Hydraulic Fracking in the Haynesville Shale
Anthony E. Ladd Professor of Sociology/The Environment Program Loyola University New Orleans
June 5, 2015 12-1 PM 714 PLC
Abstract: Environmental sociologists and social movement scholars have long utilized frame analysis concepts and similar analytic tools to examine how competing groups socially construct discursive interpretations of the environmental hazards, issues, and conflicts in their community (e.g. Brulle and Benford 2012; Capek 1993; Grey 2003, Krogman 1996; Ladd 2011;...