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]
2014-08-22T07:00:00Z 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]
1990-11-12T08:00:00Z 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]
2014-02-05T08:00:00Z 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]
2016-03-01T08:00:00Z 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]
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]
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]
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]
2012-01-15T08:00:00Z This volume offers the first theoretical and experiential translation of Napo Runa mythology in English. Michael A. Uzendoski and Edith Felicia Calapucha-Tapuy present and analyze lowland Quichua speakers in the Napo province of Ecuador through narratives, songs, curing chants, and other oral performances, so readers may come to understand and appreciate Quichua aes...[Read More]
232 pages , John Wiley & Sons , 2011-09-09 Environmental Social Science offers a new synthesis of environmental studies, defining the nature of human-environment interactions and providing the foundation for a new cross-disciplinary enterprise that will make critical theories and research methods accessible across the natural and social sciences. Makes key theories and m...[Read More]
2013-04-23T07:00:00Z The relationship between feminism and ecology has grown in importance in recent years. This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the ecofeminist movement and its history, as well as an extended analysis of the main perspectives within it.
Mellor examines the connections between feminism and the green movement, and outlines the contributions of ...[Read More]
292 pages , Psychology Press , 2004 This key book is a revised and updated discussion of the fundamental conflict in the perception of nature, and an expression of the essential need for an environmental view when approaching urban design. Whilst retaining the existing structure, each of the chapters has been revised to take into account recent theoretical and practical ...[Read More]