The SAGE Handbook of Environment and Society

The SAGE Handbook of Environment and Society
  • Engels
  • Hardcover
  • 9781412918435
  • Druk: New title
  • oktober 2007
  • 640 pagina's
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A monumental and timely contribution to scholarship on society and environments. The handbook makes it easy and compelling for anyone to learn about that scholarship in its full manifestations and as represented by some of the most highly respected researchers and thinkers in the English-speaking world. It is wide-reaching in scope and far-reaching in its implications for public and private action, a definite must for serious researchers and their libraries. - Bonnie J McCay, Rutgers University This is the desert island book for anyone interested in the relationship between society and the environment. The editors have assembled a masterful collection of contributions on every conceivable dimension of environmental thinking in the social sciences and humanities. No library should be without it!' - Robyn Eckersley, University of Melbourne The SAGE Handbook of Environment and Society focuses on the interactions between people, societies and economies, and the state of nature and the environment. Editorially integrated but written from multi-disciplinary perspectives, it is organised in seven sections: Environmental thought: past and present Valuing the environment Knowledges and knowing Political economy of environmental change Environmental technologies Redesigning natures Institutions and policies for influencing the environment Key themes include: locations where the environment-society relation is most acute: where, for example, there are few natural resources or where industrialization is unregulated; the discussion of these issues at different scales: local, regional, national, and global; the cost of damage to resources; and the relation between principal actors in the environment-society nexus. Aimed at an international audience of academics, research students, researchers, practitioners and policy makers, The SAGE Handbook of Environment and Society presents readers in social science and natural science with a manual of the past, present and future of environment-society links.

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Taal
Engels
Bindwijze
Hardcover
Druk
New title
Verschijningsdatum
oktober 2007
Aantal pagina's
640 pagina's
Illustraties
Nee

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Redacteur
Jules Pretty
Co-redacteur
Andy Ball
Uitgever
Sage Publications Inc

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9781412918435

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Gewicht
1300 g
Verpakking breedte
184 mm
Verpakking hoogte
44 mm
Verpakking lengte
246 mm

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