Environmental Studies

Published in: youtube > College of Social Sciences, SJSU > environmental education | Published on 26/Nov/2018 13:57

Professor Lynne Trulio describes Environmental Studies at San José State University.

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A City on a Lake , Matthew Vitz

Published in: itune > Latin America,Books,History,Science & Nature,Nature,Nonfiction,Social Science,Sociology > Sustainability | Published on 06/Nov/2018 03:42

In A City on a Lake Matthew Vitz tracks the environmental and political history of Mexico City and explains its transformation from a forested, water-rich environment into a smog-infested megacity plagued by environmental problems and social inequality. Vitz shows how Mexico City's unequal urbanization and environmental decline stemmed from numerous scientifi...[Read More]

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Klimaerwärmung heißt, dass wir auf eine Zivilisationskrise unvorstellbaren Ausmaßes zusteuern. Und wir haben keinen Plan, wie wir das verhindern können. Oder doch? Dieses Buch beschreibt 100 existierende Ansätze der Verringerung von klimaschädlichen Gasen, die das Klimaproblem lösen können, wenn man sie vernetzt. Verblüffendes wird dabei deutlich und eine gut begrün...[Read More]

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The Eros of Everyday Life , Susan Griffin

Published in: itune > Social Science,Books,Nonfiction > Ecology | Published on 17/Aug/2018 11:56

A brilliant collection of thought-provoking essays on gender, nature, passion, and society from an acclaimed feminist, philosopher, and poet

In The Eros of Everyday Life, one of America's most provocative writers and thinkers offers insightful and compelling views on a wide range of social, ecological, and gender issues. From a distinctly ...[Read More]

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Environment and Society

Published in: Google Books > Social Science > environmental issues | Published on 16/Aug/2018 11:36

336 pages , Routledge , 2015-08-26
Environment and Society relates to a diverse audience and encompasses viewpoints from a variety of natural and social science approaches. This integrative book about human-environment relations connects many issues about human societies, ecological systems, and environments with data and perspectives from different fields of study. Its ...[Read More]

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Mosquito Trails , Alex M. Nading

Published in: itune > Social Science,Books,Nonfiction > recycling | Published on 16/Aug/2018 05:46

Dengue fever is the world's most prevalent mosquito-borne illness, but Alex Nading argues that people in dengue-endemic communities do not always view humans and mosquitoes as mortal enemies. Drawing on two years of ethnographic research in urban Nicaragua and challenging current global health approaches to animal-borne illness, Mosquito Trails tells the stor...[Read More]

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Gyn/Ecology , Mary Daly

Published in: itune > Social Science,Books,Nonfiction > Ecology | Published on 15/Aug/2018 16:36

This revised edition includes a New Intergalactic Introduction by the Author.

Mary Daly's New Intergalactic Introduction explores her process as a Crafty Pirate on the Journey of Writing Gyn/Ecology and reveals the autobiographical context of this "Thunderbolt of Rage" that she first hurled against the patriarchs in 1979 and no hurls again ...[Read More]

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Klimaskepsis in Deutschland , Tanja Fröhlich

Published in: itune > Science & Nature,Books,Politics & Current Events,Environment,Nonfiction,Social Science,Ecology > pollution | Published on 12/Aug/2018 03:33

Klimaskeptiker schließen einen anthropogen verursachten Klimawandel aus und zweifeln an der Glaubwürdigkeit wissenschaftlicher Ergebnisse sowie an dem Zwischenstaatlichen Ausschuss für Klimaänderungen (IPCC). Eine öffentliche Klimaskepsis in Deutschland ist - im Gegensatz zu den USA - weitgehend unbekannt. Spezifische wissenschaftliche und politische Rahmenbedingung...[Read More]

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Staying Alive , Vandana Shiva

Published in: itune > Public Administration,Books,Politics & Current Events,Nonfiction,Social Science > Ecology | Published on 11/Aug/2018 19:01

Inspired by women's struggles for the protection of nature as a condition for human survival, award-winning environmentalist Vandana Shiva shows how ecological destruction and the marginalization of women are not inevitable, economically or scientifically. She argues that "maldevelopment"--the violation of the integrity of organic, interconnected, and interdependent...[Read More]

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Routledge Handbook of Human-Animal Studies

Published in: Google Books > Social Science > environmental education | Published on 09/Aug/2018 13:30

332 pages , Routledge , 2014-04-16
The Routledge Handbook of Human-Animal Studies presents a collection of original essays from artists and scholars who have established themselves internationally on the basis of specific and significant new contributions to human-animal studies. It offers a broad interpretive account of the development and present configurations of the ...[Read More]

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A New Agenda for Sustainability

Published in: Google Books > Social Science > Sustainability | Published on 09/Aug/2018 10:52

303 pages , Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. , 2010
Two decades after the Brundtland Commission's Report 'Our Common Future' adopted the concept of 'sustainable development', this book explores the potential for new practices for those involved in sustainability activity. Themes addressed include the provision of a 'next generation perspective', and the provision of new mileston...[Read More]

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People, Places, and Sustainability

Published in: Google Books > Social Science > environmental sustainability | Published on 08/Aug/2018 07:23

347 pages , Hogrefe Publishing , 2002-08
Sustainable development involves satisfying the needs of the present generation without compromising the chances for future generations. Quality of life thus plays an important part in determining how we can achieve sustainable development. What are the perspectives for the 21st century? People, Places and Sustainability presents ...[Read More]

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