Anthropology: Environmental Anthropology

  • Sustainable Governance of Wildlife and Community Based Natural Resource Management: From Economic Principles to Practical Governance book cover

    Sustainable Governance of Wildlife and Community Based Natural Resource Management

    From Economic Principles to Practical Governance, 1st Edition

    By Brian Child

    Community Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM) emerged in the 1980s as a response to the need for greater local participation to conserve and manage natural and wild resources in the face of increasing encroachment by agricultural and other forms of land use development. This book…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Airplanes, the Environment, and the Human Condition book cover

    Airplanes, the Environment, and the Human Condition

    1st Edition

    By Hans A. Baer

    The number of airplane flights worldwide continues to grow and is one of the many drivers of climate change. In this book Hans Baer argues that air travel has become a key part of modern cultural and social life and a source of tremendous profit-making, and thus an integral component of the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge

  • The Commons in a Glocal World: Global Connections and Local Responses book cover

    The Commons in a Glocal World

    Global Connections and Local Responses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tobias Haller, Thomas Breu, Tine De Moor, Christian Rohr, Heinzpeter Znoj

    This volume focuses on how, in Europe, the debate on the commons is discussed in regard to historical and contemporary dimensions, referencing the work on Elinor Ostrom. It also explores how Europe directly and indirectly affected and affects, the commons globally from the perspective of new…

    Hardback – 2019-05-16 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Voice and Participation in Global Food Politics book cover

    Voice and Participation in Global Food Politics

    1st Edition

    By Alana Mann

    As awareness of the commodification of food for profit at the expense of our health and the planet grows, this book foregrounds the communicative dimensions of resistance by food movements. Voice and participation are argued to be the means through which rural and urban communities can resist the…

    Hardback – 2019-04-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • An Overheated World: An Anthropological History of the Early Twenty-first Century book cover

    An Overheated World

    An Anthropological History of the Early Twenty-first Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Hylland Eriksen

    Although economic, cultural and demographic changes are part and parcel of the modern world, changes in a number of areas have accelerated in the last quarter-century – a period sometimes spoken of as the global information society, a world of ‘liquid modernity’ – or of…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

  • Cycling: A Sociology of Vélomobility book cover

    Cycling

    A Sociology of Vélomobility, 1st Edition

    By Peter Cox

    Cycling: A Sociology of Vélomobility explores cycling as a sociological phenomenon. Drawing on extensive ethnographic fieldwork, it considers the interaction of materials, competencies and meanings that comprise a variety of cycling practices. What might appear at first to be self-evident…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08 
    Routledge
    Changing Mobilities

  • Cultural Models of Nature: Primary Food Producers and Climate Change book cover

    Cultural Models of Nature

    Primary Food Producers and Climate Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Giovanni Bennardo

    Drawing on the ethnographic experience of the contributors, this volume explores the Cultural Models of Nature found in a range of food-producing communities located in climate-change affected areas. These Cultural Models represent specific organizations of the etic categories underlying the…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Cosmologies of the Anthropocene: Panpsychism, Animism, and the Limits of Posthumanism book cover

    Cosmologies of the Anthropocene

    Panpsychism, Animism, and the Limits of Posthumanism, 1st Edition

    By Arne Johan Vetlesen

    This book engages with the classic philosophical question of mind and matter, seeking to show its altered meaning and acuteness in the era of the Anthropocene. Arguing that matter, and, more broadly, the natural world, has been misconceived since Descartes, it explores the devastating impact that…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08 
    Routledge
    Morality, Society and Culture

  • Water and Rural Communities: Local Politics, Meaning and Place book cover

    Water and Rural Communities

    Local Politics, Meaning and Place, 1st Edition

    By Lia Bryant, with Jodie George

    The overall theme of this book concerns the multiplicity and complexities of discursive constructions of water in Western economies in relation to irrigation communities. The authors argue that the politics of place is given meaning in relation to local knowledges and within multiple and…

    Paperback – 2019-04-04 
    Routledge

  • The Waterside Ape: An Alternative Account of Human Evolution book cover

    The Waterside Ape

    An Alternative Account of Human Evolution, 1st Edition

    By Peter H. Rhys Evans

    This book presents the latest evidence on the controversial ‘Waterside Ape’ theory of human evolution, what used to be known as the ‘Aquatic Ape’ theory. The traditional ‘Savannah Ape’ theory that early hominid apes evolved on the grass plains of East Africa 6- 7 million years ago from our…

    Paperback – 2019-03-20 
    CRC Press

  • Water Ethics: A Values Approach to Solving the Water Crisis book cover

    Water Ethics

    A Values Approach to Solving the Water Crisis, 2nd Edition

    By David Groenfeldt

    Fully revised and updated, this second edition of Water Ethics continues to consolidate water ethics as a key dimension of water-related decisions. The book introduces the idea that ethics are an intrinsic dimension of any water policy, program, or practice, and that understanding what ethics are…

    Paperback – 2019-03-14 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

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