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  • Environmental Transformationsby Mark Whitehead

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95

    From the depths of the oceans to the highest reaches of the atmosphere, the human impact on the environment is significant and undeniable. These forms of global and local environmental change collectively appear to signal the arrival of a new geological epoch: the Anthropocene. This is a geological era defined not by natural environmental fluctuations... more...

  • Nature and Societyby Philippe Descola; Gisli Palsson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    The contributors to this book focus on the relationship between nature and society from a variety of theoretical and ethnographic perspectives. Their work draws upon recent developments in social theory, biology, ethnobiology, epistemology, sociology of science, and a wide array of ethnographic case studies -- from Amazonia, the Solomon Islands, Malaysia,... more...

  • Environmental Change and Human Developmentby Chris Barrow

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Environmental Change and Human Development focuses on environmental change and human fortunes. While there is a large and rapidly expanding literature dealing with how people affect the environment, less attention has been given in recent years to how the environment shapes human development. In an ever more crowded world there is a need for anticipatory... more...

  • Landesque Capitalby N Thomas Håkansson; Mats Widgren

    Left Coast Press 2014; US$ 79.00

    This book is the first comprehensive, global treatment of landesque capital, a widespread concept used to understand anthropogenic landscapes that serve important economic, social, and ritual purposes. Spanning the disciplines of anthropology, human ecology, geography, archaeology, and history, chapters combine theoretical rigor with in-depth empirical... more...

  • Water Worldsby Jon Anderson; Kimberley Peters

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95

    Critical human activities take place at sea, including trade, tourism, migration, scientific exploration and resource exploitation. This book offers a novel and important contribution to an ever-emerging cross-disciplinary subject matter and challenges human geography's preoccupation with the terrestrial. Linking to new theoretical debates shaping... more...

  • Envisioning Human Geographiesby Mark Goodwin; Philip Crang; Paul Cloke

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Bringing together many of the leading human geographers from around the English-speaking world, Envisioning Human Geographies offers a series of personal visions for the future of human geography. The result is a vigorous and far-sighted debate about what human geography could and should be concerned with in the twenty-first century. The individual... more...

  • The Role of Colloidal Systems in Environmental Protectionby Monzer Fanun

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 229.95

    The Role of Colloidal Systems in Environmental Protection describes the importance of colloids in many applications that contribute to environmental protection, including drinking water and wastewater treatment, heavy metal remediation, treatment of radioactive materials, corrosion, and energy conversion. Knowledge of the physical and chemical... more...

  • Kontinuitäten im Naturschutzby Nils Franke; Uwe Pfenning

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 63.07

    Das Aufarbeiten von Auswirkungen des Nationalsozialismus auf die beiden deutschen Nachkriegsstaaten ist 69 Jahre nach Kriegsende noch immer ein aktuelles Thema. Dies trifft in hohem Maße auf den Naturschutz in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland zu. Er wird fast zum Exempel für ebenso interessante wie relevante Fragestellungen der sozio-historischen Analyse.... more...

  • Land Change Science, Political Ecology and Sustainabilityby Christian Brannstrom; Jacqueline M. Vadjunec

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    This book questions recent claims regarding convergence and divergence between land change science and political ecology, as approaches to the study of human-environment relationships and sustainability science. Case studies focusing on sustainable development are included from Africa, Central and South America, and South-East Asia. more...

  • power of geographyby Jennifer Wolch; Michael Dear

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 150.00

    This book illuminates the profound influence of geography on everyday life. Concentrating on the realm of social reproduction ? gender, family, education, culture and tradition, race, ethnicity the contributors provide both an articulation of a theory of territory and reproduction and concrete empirical analyses of the evolution of social practices... more...