My M.Sc. thesis, 'Accounting for Environmental Decision Making' looked at the problems of representing environmental resource values within the framework of National Accounts. In some ways my conclusions emphasised the change between single systems rather than more pluralist approaches. This is different from the main text of the work, where different pluralist approaches are also considered. I think my main problem was a lack of alternative mathematical forms in which to express this plurality and a pre-disposition to mathematical arguments.
The M.Sc. at Warwick University introduced us to a wide range of disciplines that could be applied to ecological situations. Our professor, Jacquie McGlade was particularly interested in Habermas' ideas of Communicative Rationality and it's application to local solutions of fisheries management problems. However, my main sociological reading has been since then.