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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 58.95
The age in which people in the West have treated society and nature as essentially separate matters is at an end. Environmental change and degradation impinge on all our lives, and even our genes are increasingly seen by employers and insurers as commodities. The Natural and the Social draws on insights from across the social sciences to examine... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2005; US$ 27.95
In the urgently expanding field of environmental history, two trends are emerging. Research has internationalized, crossing political and historical borders. And urban spaces are increasingly seen as part of, not apart from, the global environment. In this book, Jeffry Diefendorf and Kurk Dorsey have gathered much of the important work pushing the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95
Teaching for EcoJustice is a unique resource for exploring the social roots of environmental problems in humanities-based educational settings and a curriculum guidebook for putting EcoJustice Education into practice. It provides model curriculum materials that apply the principles of EcoJustice Education, giving pre- and in-service teachers the... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 23.21
Umweltgeschichte ist derzeit eines der innovativsten Forschungsfelder der Geschichtswissenschaften. Reinhold Reith legt hier die erste grundlegende Einführung in die Umweltgeschichte der Frühen Neuzeit vor. Ausgangspunkt ist zunächst die "bedrohliche Natur", d.h. vom Menschen nicht oder kaum beherrschbare Naturbedingungen wie Klima, Witterung... more...
- Wings Press 2015; US$ 9.99
Human beings are killing the planet and themselves in the process. Cecile Pineda asks a simple question: Why? An urgent reframing of current ecological thinking, Apology to a Whale addresses what the intersection of relative linguistics and archeology reveals about the present world?s power relations, and what the extraordinary communication of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
This book sheds light on the social imagination of nature and environment in contemporary China. It demonstrates how the urgent debate on how to create an ecologically sustainable future for the world?s most populous country is shaped by its complex engagement with religious traditions, competing visions of modernity and globalization, and by engagement... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 57.95
The first concise guide to the purposeful use of techniques in human geography. Examining key techniques in detail - survey and qualitative, numerical, spatial and computer-based - the book draws on important case studies, such as the decennial census, to illustrate applications. The importance of up-to-date IT based techniques is particularly stressed,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 65.95
One of the main features of the contemporary environmental crisis is that no one has a clear idea of what is going on. The author uses an extension of Marx's theory of alienation to explain why people find it so difficult to relate their different knowledges of the natural and social world. He argues that nevertheless it is possible to relate these... more...