Environmental Anthropology Products

  • An Ethnography of Global Environmentalism

    Becoming Friends of the Earth

    By Caroline Gatt

    Based on nine years of research, this is the first book to offer an in-depth ethnographic study of a transnational environmentalist federation and of activists themselves. The book presents an account of the daily life and the ethical strivings of environmental activist members of Friends of the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Understanding China

    The Silk Road and the Communist Manifesto

    By Peter Nolan

    If the West wishes to understand China better, it needs to appreciate the depth of thought and range of debate that is taking place within the Chinese political system. China is entering a new and complicated phase in its development. From a minnow in the 1970s it has become a mighty player on the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • Environmental Anthropology

    Edited by Helen Kopnina

    As environmental anthropology flourishes as never before, this new four-volume set from Routledge meets the need for an authoritative reference work to make sense of a rapidly growing and ever more complex corpus of academic and practical literature. Edited by a leading scholar, the collection…

    Hardback – 2015-10-12 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Anthropology

  • Regimes of Value in Tourism

    Edited by Emilie Crossley, David Picard

    Drawing from ethnographic work in five continents, this book demonstrates how different regimes of value in tourism can coexist, collide, and compete across a varied geographic terrain. Much theory in tourism economics defines ‘value’ as a measure of monetary worth, a concept governing commodity…

    Hardback – 2015-09-23 
    Routledge

  • Rules, Norms and NGO Advocacy Strategies

    Hydropower Development on the Mekong River

    By Yumiko Yasuda

    There is much controversy over the development of new dams for hydropower, where concerns for environmental protection and the livelihoods of local people may conflict with the goals of economic development. This book analyses the opportunities and barriers that NGOs and civil society actors face…

    Hardback – 2015-09-21 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Ecomedia

    Key Issues

    Edited by Stephen Rust, Salma Monani, Sean Cubitt

    Ecomedia: Key Issues is a comprehensive textbook introducing the burgeoning field of ecomedia studies to provide an overview of the interface between environmental issues and the media globally. Linking the world of media production, distribution, and consumption to environmental understandings,…

    Paperback – 2015-09-17 
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Environment and Sustainability

  • Disaster Research

    Multidisciplinary and International Perspectives

    Edited by Rasmus Dahlberg, Olivier Rubin, Morten Thanning Vendelø

    Given the tendency of books on disasters to predominantly focus on strong geophysical or descriptive perspectives and in-depth accounts of particular catastrophes, Disaster Research provides a much-needed multidisciplinary perspective of the area. This book is is structured thematically around key…

    Hardback – 2015-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Environmental Anthropology

    Future Directions

    Edited by Helen Kopnina, Eleanor Shoreman-Ouimet

    This volume presents new theoretical approaches, methodologies, subject pools, and topics in the field of environmental anthropology. Environmental anthropologists are increasingly focusing on self-reflection - not just on themselves and their impacts on environmental research, but also on the…

    Paperback – 2015-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Anthropology and Nature

    Edited by Kirsten Hastrup

    On the basis of empirical studies, this book explores nature as an integral part of the social worlds conventionally studied by anthropologists. The book may be read as a form of scholarly "edgework," resisting institutional divisions and conceptual routines in the interest of exploring new…

    Paperback – 2015-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Environmental Change and the World's Futures

    Ecologies, ontologies and mythologies

    Edited by Jonathan Paul Marshall, Linda H. Connor

    Climate change and ecological instability have the potential to disrupt human societies and their futures. Cultural, social and ethical life in all societies is directed towards a future that can never be observed, and never be directly acted upon, and yet is always interacting with us. Thinking…

    Hardback – 2015-09-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Magical Consciousness

    An Anthropological and Neurobiological Approach

    By Susan Greenwood, Erik D. Goodwyn

    How does a mind think magically? The research documented in this book is one answer that allows the disciplines of anthropology and neurobiology to come together to reveal a largely hidden dynamic of magic. Magic gets to the very heart of some theoretical and methodological difficulties encountered…

    Hardback – 2015-09-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Global Implications of Development, Disasters and Climate Change

    Responses to Displacement from Asia Pacific

    Edited by Susanna Price, Jane Singer

    Displacements in the Asia Pacific region are escalating. The region has for decades experienced more than half of the world’s natural disasters and, in recent years, a disproportionately high share of extreme weather-related disasters, which displaced 19 million people in 2013 alone. This volume…

    Hardback – 2015-08-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development, Displacement and Resettlement

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