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Environment & Society Thematic Group

Aims and Objectives

Year established: 2006

The TASA Thematic Group on Environment and Society aims to bring together TASA members who have an interest in environmental issues and to stimulate wider interest in the field of environmental sociology. The objectives are:

  • To provide a means of connection between sociologists who study or work in the area of environment and society.
  • To promote environmental sociology to the wider sociological community and thus to encourage a stronger interest in society’s interaction with the environment among practising sociologists and sociology students.
  • To strengthen relationships between Australian environmental sociology and international groups such as the International Sociological Association’s Research Committee on Environment and Society (RC24).
  • To promote awareness outside academia of sociology’s potential contribution to environmental issues.
  • To meet initially once yearly at the annual TASA conference to share research and study interests; identify opportunities to connect with external groups and agencies; discuss current topical issues, and to develop strategies that will enable communication within and promotion of the group.

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Group Convener:

Kim Spurway
Western Sydney University

Matshepo Molala
Matshepo Molala
Western Sydney University

Danielle Nembhard
James Cook University

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