2004-06-22T07:00:00Z The most radical of Kuhns's (1971) post-industrial prophets is the French social critic Jacques Ellul. Ellul rarely addresses the effects of individual technologies, instead focusing on technology at the highest level of abstraction, as a system, worldview, and way of life; the term he uses in this context is la technique. In what many consider his major work, The T...[Read More]
This is a story about journeys, the gaining of perspective, and the discovery of a truly magical place: Planet Earth. We humans are dangerously close to making our Earth-home the ultimate throwaway. We've abused it, squandered it, ...[Read More]
2016-04-05T07:00:00Z GERALD YOUNG INTERNATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER
New second edition
With its global perspective, Environmental Sociology: The Ecology of Late Modernity is ideal for advanced undergraduate and graduate level classes in a number of disciplines, including sociology, environmental studies, political science, political economy, geography and internati...[Read More]
2014-12-06T08:00:00Z This second edition of this important and authoritative survey provides students and researchers with up-to-date and accessible information about the ecology of freshwater and estuarine wetlands.
Prominent scholars help students understand both general concepts of different wetland types as well as complex topics related to these dynamic physical environ...[Read More]
2017-11-15T08:00:00Z Forensic Taphonomy and Ecology of North American Scavengers compiles research on vertebrate scavenging behavior from numerous academic fields, including ecology and forensic anthropology. Scavenging behavior can displace remains from their depositional context, confound postmortem interval estimation, destroy osteological markers, and inflict damage that mimi...[Read More]