Mediating Environments: Introduction

Petra Hroch, Mark CJ Stoddart


The impetus behind this special issue of the Canadian Journal of Sociology on “Mediating Environments” is to bring together current Canadian scholarship interrogating the relationships among the environment, media, and evolving concepts of mediation. Using “mediation” as a way of conceptualizing the interaction of human and non-human actors – whether environmental, technological, social, political – opens up ways of understanding social relationships to include more-than-human agencies and to reconsider the relations that shape subjects, objects, and identities.


Environment, Media, Carbon Tax, Climate Change, Social Movements

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