Environmental Anthropology Products

  • Routledge Handbook of Biodiversity and the Law

    Edited by Charles R. McManis, Burton Ong

    This volume provides a reference textbook and comprehensive compilation of multifaceted perspectives on the legal issues arising from the conservation and exploitation of non-human biological resources. Contributors include leading academics, policy-makers and practitioners reviewing a range of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Community Forestry in Nepal

    Adapting to a Changing World

    Edited by Richard Thwaites, Robert Fisher, Mohan Poudel

    Community forestry focuses on the link between forest resources and livelihoods and contributes to forest conservation and reforestation. It is widespread in Nepal, with a very high proportion of the rural population involved, and is widely recognised as one of the most successful…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • The Angry Earth

    Disaster in Anthropological Perspective, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Anthony Oliver-Smith, Susanna M. Hoffman

    This volume explores how various cultures in different historical moments have responded to calamity, offering insight into the complex relationship between society and environment. In the second edition, each chapter has been updated with an addendum to reflect on recent developments in the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Negotiating Personal Autonomy

    Communication and Personhood in East Greenland

    By Sophie Cäcilie Elixhauser

    Negotiating Personal Autonomy offers a detailed ethnographic examination of personal autonomy and social life in East Greenland.Examining verbal and non-verbal communication in interpersonal encounters, Elixhauser argues that social life in the region is characterized by relationships based upon a…

    Hardback – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge
    Arctic Worlds

  • The Rise and Fall of the Amazon Rubber Industry

    An Historical Anthropology

    By Stephen L. Nugent

    In this engaging book, Stephen Nugent offers the first in-depth historical anthropology of the most widely recognised feature of the Amazonian region – the dramatic rise and fall of the Amazon rubber industry, Examining rubber in the Amazon from the perspective of a long-term extractive industry…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge

  • Rivers and Society

    Landscapes, Governance and Livelihoods

    Edited by Malcolm Cooper, Abhik Chakraborty, Shamik Chakraborty

    Rivers and their watersheds constitute some of the most dynamic and complex landscapes. Rivers have sustained human communities, and human societies have utilized and altered river flows in a number of ways for millennia. However, the level of human impact on rivers, and on watershed environments,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-24 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • World Heritage and Human Rights

    Lessons from the Asia-Pacific and global arena

    Edited by Peter Bille Larsen

    The World Heritage community is currently adopting policies to mainstream human rights as part of a wider sustainability agenda. This interdisciplinary book combines a state of the art review of World Heritage policy and practice at the global level with ethnographic case studies from the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-21 
    Routledge

  • Guardians of the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest: Environmental Organizations and Development

    By Luiz C. Barbosa

    The Amazon region is the focus of intense conflict between conservationists concerned with deforestation and advocates of agro-industrial development. This book focuses on the contributions of environmental organizations to the preservation of Brazilian Amazonia. It reveals how…

    Paperback – 2017-11-11 
    Routledge

  • Food Sovereignty, Agroecology and Biocultural Diversity

    Constructing and contesting knowledge

    Edited by Michel. P. Pimbert

    Contestations over knowledge – and who controls its production – are a key focus of social movements and other actors that promote food sovereignty, agroecology and biocultural diversity. This book critically examines the kinds of knowledge and ways of knowing needed for food sovereignty,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • World Heritage Conservation

    The World Heritage Convention, Linking Culture and Nature for Sustainable Development

    By Claire Cave, Elene Negussie

    The UNESCO World Heritage Convention has become one of the most successful UN instruments for promoting cultural diplomacy and dialogue on conservation of cultural and natural heritage. This book provides an overview of the convention through an interdisciplinary approach to conservation. It shows…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-10-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Water Policy, Imagination and Innovation

    Interdisciplinary Approaches

    Edited by Robyn Bartel, Louise Noble, Jacqueline Williams, Stephen Harris

    This book explores creative interdisciplinary and potentially transformative solutions to the current stalemate in contemporary water policy design. A more open policy conversation about water than exists at present is proposed – one that provides a space for the role of the imagination and is…

    Hardback – 2017-10-11 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

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