Environmental Anthropology Products

  • Essential Concepts of Global Environmental Governance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jean-Frederic Morin, Amandine Orsini

    Aligning global governance to the challenges of sustainability is one of the most urgent environmental issues to be addressed. This book is a timely and up-to-date compilation of the main pieces of the global environmental governance puzzle. The book is comprised of 101 entries, each defining a…

    Paperback – 2014-07-14

  • The Social Life of Climate Change Models

    Anticipating Nature, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kirsten Hastrup, Martin Skrydstrup

    Drawing on a combination of perspectives from diverse fields, this volume offers an anthropological study of climate change and the ways in which people attempt to predict its local implications, showing how the processes of knowledge making among lay people and experts are not only…

    Paperback – 2014-07-03
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • The Political Ecology of the State

    The basis and the evolution of environmental statehood, 1st Edition

    By Antonio Augusto Rossotto Ioris

    The contemporary state is not only the main force behind environmental change, but the reactions to environmental problems have played a crucial role in the modernisation of the state apparatus, especially because of its mediatory role. The Political Ecology of the State is the first book to…

    Hardback – 2014-03-06
    Routledge Studies in Political Ecology

  • Living with Environmental Change

    Waterworlds, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kirsten Hastrup, Cecilie Rubow

    Climate change is a lived experience of changes in the environment, often destroying conventional forms of subsistence and production, creating new patterns of movement and connection, and transforming people’s imagined future. This book explores how people across the world think about…

    Hardback – 2014-03-05

  • The Changing Village Environment in Southeast Asia

    Applied anthropology and environmental reclamation in the northern Philippines, 1st Edition

    By Ben Wallace

    This book follows the work of the 'Good Roots Project' - a multi-year forestry and agriculture research project in the Philippines. The scheme is an attempt on the part of industry, science and the government to better understand the processes of deforestation and initiate a strategy by which…

    Paperback – 2013-08-08
    The Modern Anthropology of Southeast Asia

  • Water in a Dry Land

    Place-Learning Through Art and Story, 1st Edition

    By Margaret Somerville

    Water in a Dry Land is a story of research about water as a source of personal and cultural meaning. The site of this exploration is the iconic river system which forms the networks of natural and human landscapes of the Murray-Darling Basin, Australia. In the current geological era of human…

    Paperback – 2013-02-19
    Innovative Ethnographies

  • Reconsidering the Bicycle

    An Anthropological Perspective on a New (Old) Thing, 1st Edition

    By Luis A. Vivanco

    In cities throughout the world, bicycles have gained a high profile in recent years, with politicians and activists promoting initiatives like bike lanes, bikeways, bike share programs, and other social programs to get more people on bicycles. Bicycles in the city are, some would say, the wave of…

    Paperback – 2013-02-14
    Routledge Series for Creative Teaching and Learning in Anthropology

  • The Archaeology of Drylands

    Living at the Margin, 1st Edition

    By Graeme Barker, David Gilbertson

    Many dryland regions contain archaeological remains which suggest that there must have been intensive phases of settlement in what now seem to be dry and degraded environments. This book discusses successes and failures of past land use and settlement in drylands, and contributes to wider debates…

    Paperback – 2012-09-06
    One World Archaeology

  • Culture and the Environment in the Himalaya

    1st Edition

    Edited by Arjun Guneratne

    This book is concerned with human-environment relations in the Himalaya. It explores how different populations and communities in the region understand or conceive of the concept of environment, how their concepts vary across lines of gender, class, age, status, and what this implies for policy…

    Paperback – 2012-02-06
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • A Crisis of Waste?

    Understanding the Rubbish Society, 1st Edition

    By Martin O'Brien

    This book takes a measured look at the 'crisis of waste' in modern society and it does so historically, sociologically and critically. It tells stories about past and present ‘crises’ of waste and puts them in their appropriate social and industrial contexts. From Charles Dickens to Don…

    Paperback – 2011-12-09
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Environmental Anthropology Today

    1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Kopnina, Eleanor Shoreman-Ouimet

    Today, we face some of the greatest environmental challenges in global history. Understanding the damage being done and the varied ethics and efforts contributing to its repair is of vital importance. This volume poses the question: What can increasing the emphasis on the environment in…

    Paperback – 2011-08-05

  • The Perception of the Environment

    Essays on Livelihood, Dwelling and Skill, 1st Edition

    By Tim Ingold

    In this work Tim Ingold offers a persuasive approach to understanding how human beings perceive their surroundings. He argues that what we are used to calling cultural variation consists, in the first place, of variations in skill. Neither innate nor acquired, skills are grown, incorporated into…

    Paperback – 2011-03-31

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