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Eco Culture Disaster, Narrative, Discourse by Patrick Murphy Eco Culture Disaster, Narrative, Discourse

This book opens a conversation about the mediated relationship between culture and ecology. The terms ecology and culture are past separation. We are far removed from their prior historical binaric connection, and they coincide through a supplementary role to each...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/11/2017

Global Change in Marine Systems Societal and Governing Responses by Patrice (University of Nantes, France) Guillotreau Global Change in Marine Systems Societal and Governing Responses
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Marine social and ecological systems around the world face multiple natural and anthropogenic stressors associated with global change. The resulting changes can create hardship for local societies that depend on them for food, livelihoods and wellbeing. Knowing how to respond...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/11/2017

Environmental Criminology Spatial Analysis and Regional Issues by Liam Leonard Environmental Criminology Spatial Analysis and Regional Issues

Using sociological, criminological, anthropological, historical and media analysis, this multi-disciplinary volume examines local and regional issues in environmental criminology.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

Democratic Eco-Socialism as a Real Utopia Transitioning to an Alternative World System by Hans Baer Democratic Eco-Socialism as a Real Utopia Transitioning to an Alternative World System

Democratic Eco-Socialism as a Real Utopia outlines the urgent need to reevaluate the current system, and replace it with one capable of mobilizing people globally to prevent on-going human socio-economic, environmental degradation, and anthropogenic climate change.
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/10/2017

Enviromedics The Impact of Climate Change on Human Health by Jay Lemery, Paul Auerbach Enviromedics The Impact of Climate Change on Human Health
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While the subject of climate change is often in the news and social media, and its realities debated in various arenas of science and government, the health impacts are often overlooked. Here, two seasoned physicians dispel myths, clarify science, and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/10/2017

Green Utopias Environmental Hope Before and After Nature by Lisa Garforth Green Utopias Environmental Hope Before and After Nature

Environmentalism has relentlessly warned about the dire consequences of abusing and exploiting the planet's natural resources, imagining future wastelands of ecological depletion and social chaos. But it has also generated rich new ideas about how humans might live better with...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/10/2017

Green Utopias Environmental Hope Before and After Nature by Lisa Garforth Green Utopias Environmental Hope Before and After Nature

Environmentalism has relentlessly warned about the dire consequences of abusing and exploiting the planet's natural resources, imagining future wastelands of ecological depletion and social chaos. But it has also generated rich new ideas about how humans might live better with...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/10/2017

The Commons in History Culture, Conflict, and Ecology by Derek (University of London) Wall The Commons in History Culture, Conflict, and Ecology

An argument that the commons is neither tragedy nor paradise but can be a way to understand environmental sustainability.The history of the commons -- jointly owned land or other resources such as fisheries or forests set aside for public use...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/09/2017

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Living with Herds Human-Animal Coexistence in Mongolia by Natasha (CASS Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Archaeology and Anthropology, Australian National University, Canberra) Fijn Living with Herds Human-Animal Coexistence in Mongolia
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This book examines the process of animal domestication in an ethnographic account of herders and their animals in the mountains of Mongolia.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/12/2017

Other books in this genre

Our Oldest Task Making Sense of Our Place in Nature by Eric T. Freyfogle Our Oldest Task Making Sense of Our Place in Nature

This is a book about nature and culture, Eric T. Freyfogle writes, about our place and plight on earth, and the nagging challenges we face in living on it in ways that might endure. Challenges, he says, we are clearly...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/08/2017

Unstable Ground Climate Change, Conflict, and Genocide by Alex Alvarez Unstable Ground Climate Change, Conflict, and Genocide

Unstable Ground looks at the human impact of climate change and its potential to provoke some of the most troubling crimes against humanity-ethnic conflict, war, and genocide. The author examines the ways in which resources and global migration patterns will...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/07/2017

Common Pool Nature in the Mekong Bioregion Dialogues, Ethics, and Justice by Victor Savage, Carl Middleton, Carl Grundy-Warr, Yong Ming Li Common Pool Nature in the Mekong Bioregion Dialogues, Ethics, and Justice
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Within a bioregion of diverse political-economic state systems and that is home to myriad ethnic groups, this book explores the complex human-nature relationships to interrogate the political ecology and environmental history of the Mekong bioregion commons . In doing so,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/06/2017

Interpreting Nature Cultural Constructions of the Environment by I.G. Simmons Interpreting Nature Cultural Constructions of the Environment

Human society has constructed many varied notions of the environment. Scientific information about the environment is often seen as the only worthwhile knowledge. This ignores the complexities created by interaction between people and the environment. Idealist thinking argues that everything...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/06/2017

The EU, US and China Tackling Climate Change Policies and Alliances for the Anthropocene by Sophia Kalantzakos The EU, US and China Tackling Climate Change Policies and Alliances for the Anthropocene

The feeling of optimism that followed the COP 21 Paris Conference on Climate Change requires concrete action and steadfast commitment to a process that raises a number of crucial challenges: technological, political, social, and economic. As climate change worsens, new...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/06/2017

Risk Conundrums Solving Unsolvable Problems by Roger E. Kasperson Risk Conundrums Solving Unsolvable Problems

A risk conundrum can be viewed as a risk that poses major issues in assessment, and whose management is not easily engaged. Such perplexing problems can either paralyze or badly delay risk analysis and directions for progression. Rather than simply...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/06/2017

Risk Conundrums Solving Unsolvable Problems by Roger E. Kasperson Risk Conundrums Solving Unsolvable Problems

A risk conundrum can be viewed as a risk that poses major issues in assessment, and whose management is not easily engaged. Such perplexing problems can either paralyze or badly delay risk analysis and directions for progression. Rather than simply...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/06/2017

Ecology and Power in the Age of Empire Europe and the Transformation of the Tropical World by Corey (Professor of Modern History, University of Birmingham) Ross Ecology and Power in the Age of Empire Europe and the Transformation of the Tropical World
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The first wide-ranging environmental history of late-nineteenth and twentieth century European imperialism, relating the expansion of modern empire, global trade, and mass consumption to the momentous ecological shifts they entailed and providing a historical background to the social, political, and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/04/2017

Environmental Realism Challenging Solutions by Melanie Armstrong, Jennifer Richter, Kristan Cockerill, Jordan G. Okie Environmental Realism Challenging Solutions
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This interdisciplinary book challenges current approaches to environmental problems that perpetuate flawed but deeply embedded cultural beliefs about the role of science and technology in society. The authors elucidate and interrogate a cultural history of solutionism that typifies expectations that...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/04/2017

China Mysterious and Beautiful Land 2018 The Third Largest Country in the World by Elisabeth Stanzer China Mysterious and Beautiful Land 2018 The Third Largest Country in the World

China's greatest treasures is her long, rich history. As early as 1.7 million years ago, the earliest humans evolved on this land. A wide variety of terrain and climate shape its numerous natural attractions. Calvendo calendars are premium products -...
Format: Calendar - Released: 01/04/2017

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