Environmental Anthropology Products

  • Cultural Models of Nature

    Primary Food Producers and Climate Change

    Edited by Giovanni Bennardo

    All primary food producers hold views about nature and the environment, particularly in terms of how they are affected by and must adapt to changes in the latter. Such knowledge structures are typically called Cultural Models. When looking at ways in which to implement environmental strategies that…

    Hardback – 2018-09-01 
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Hybrid Communities

    Biosocial Approaches to Domestication and Other Trans-species Relationships

    Edited by Charles Stépanoff, Jean-Denis Vigne

    Domestication challenges our understanding of human-environment relationships because it blurs the dichotomy between what is artificial and what is natural. In domestication, biological evolution, environmental change, anthropological trajectories and sociocultural choices are inextricably…

    Hardback – 2018-08-27 
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Cultural and Spiritual Significance of Nature in Protected Areas

    Governance, Management and Policy

    Edited by Bas Verschuuren, Steve Brown

    Cultural and spiritual bonds with ‘nature’ are among the strongest motivators for nature conservation; yet they are seldom taken into account in the governance and management of protected and conserved areas. The starting point of this book is that to be sustainable, effective and equitable,…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14 

  • Water, Creativity and Meaning

    Multidisciplinary understandings of human-water relationships

    Edited by Liz Roberts, Katherine Phillips

    At a time of great turmoil and crisis, environmentally, socially and politically, water has emerged as a topic of huge global concern. Moreover, many argue that what is needed in order to change our relationship with the environment is a cultural paradigm shift. To this end, this volume…

    Hardback – 2018-08-13 
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Equality in Water and Sanitation Services

    Edited by Oliver Cumming, Tom Slaymaker

    There is growing acceptance that the progress delivered under the Millennium Development Goal target for drinking water and sanitation has been inequitable. As a result, the progressive reduction of inequalities is now an explicit focus of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) targets, adopted in…

    Paperback – 2018-07-30 
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Understanding ExtrACTIVISM

    Culture and Power in Nature Resource Disputes

    By Anna J. Willow

    Understanding ExtrACTIVISM examines current practice in, and activist responses to, the natural resource extraction industry. Following an activist anthropological approach, Willow provides a broad overview of the diverse extractive industries operating around the world, examining how culture and…

    Paperback – 2018-07-30 

  • The Common Worlds of Children and Animals

    Relational Ethics for Entangled Lives

    By Veronica Pacini-Ketchabaw, Affrica Taylor

    The lives and futures of children and animals are linked to environmental challenges associated with the Anthropocene and the acceleration of human-caused extinctions. This book sparks a fascinating interdisciplinary conversation about child-animal relations, calling for a radical shift in how we…

    Hardback – 2018-07-22 
    Routledge Spaces of Childhood and Youth Series

  • Large Carnivore Conservation and Management

    Human Dimensions

    Edited by Tasos Hovardas

    Large carnivores include iconic species such as bears, wolves and big cats. Their habitats are increasingly being shared with humans, and there is a growing number of examples of human-carnivore coexistence as well as conflict. Next to population dynamics of large carnivores, there are considerable…

    Hardback – 2018-07-19 
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Contested Sustainability Discourses in the Agrifood System

    Edited by Douglas H. Constance, Jason T. Konefal, Maki Hatanaka

    The industrial agifood system is in crisis regarding its negative ecological, economic, and social externalities: it is unsustainable on all dimensions. This book documents and engages competing visions and contested discourses of agrifood sustainability.  Using an incremental/reformist to…

    Hardback – 2018-06-28 
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • The Origins of Cocaine

    Colonization and Failed Development in the Amazon Andies

    Edited by Paul Gootenberg, Liliana M. Dávalos

    In the 1960s, the governments of Colombia, Peru, and Bolivia launched agricultural settlement programs in each country’s vast Amazonian frontier lowlands. Two decades later, these exact same zones had transformed into the centers of the illicit cocaine boom of the Americas. Drawing on concepts from…

    Hardback – 2018-06-22 

  • Dogs in the North

    Stories of Cooperation and Co-Domestication

    Edited by Robert J. Losey, Robert P. Wishart, Jan Peter Laurens Loovers

    Dogs in the North offers an interdisciplinary in-depth consideration of the multiple roles that dogs have played in the circumpolar north. Spanning the deep history of humans and dogs in the north, the volume examines a variety of contexts in North America and Eurasia. The case studies build on…

    Hardback – 2018-06-18 
    Arctic Worlds

  • The New Peasantries

    Rural Development in Times of Globalization, 2nd Edition

    By Jan Douwe van der Ploeg

    When first published in 2008, The New Peasantries revolutionized our ways of thinking of what constitutes the peasantry and re-peasantization. It showed how a new era of empire and globalization was creating new forms of peasantry. This new edition is thoroughly revised, with a reorganization of…

    Paperback – 2018-06-18 
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

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