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The sage handbook of environment and society

Contributor(s): Pretty, Jules [Editor] | Ward, Hugh [Editor] | Preffer, Max J [Editor] | Orr, David [Editor] | Lee, David R [Editor] | Guivant, Julia S [Editor] | Benton, Ted [Editor] | Ball, Andrew S [Editor].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Los Angeles Sage Publications 2007Description: xiii, 626 p.ISBN: 9781412918435.Subject(s): Nature - Effect of human beings onDDC classification: 363.7 Summary: "The Handbook of Environment and Society focuses on the interactions between people, societies and economies, and the state of nature and the environment. Editorially integrated but written from multi-disciplinary perspectives, The Handbook of Environment and Society is organized in seven sections: "" Environmental thought: past and present "" Valuing the environment "" Knowledge and knowing "" Political economy of environmental change "" Environmental technologies "" Redesigning natures "" Institutions and policies for influencing the environment Key themes include: locations where the environment-society relation is most acute: where, for example, there are few natural resources or where industrialization is unregulated; the discussion of these issues at different scales: local, regional, national, and global; the cost of damage to resources; and the relation between principal actors in the environment-society nexus."
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"The Handbook of Environment and Society focuses on the interactions between people, societies and economies, and the state of nature and the environment. Editorially integrated but written from multi-disciplinary perspectives, The Handbook of Environment and Society is organized in seven sections: "" Environmental thought: past and present "" Valuing the environment "" Knowledge and knowing "" Political economy of environmental change "" Environmental technologies "" Redesigning natures "" Institutions and policies for influencing the environment Key themes include: locations where the environment-society relation is most acute: where, for example, there are few natural resources or where industrialization is unregulated; the discussion of these issues at different scales: local, regional, national, and global; the cost of damage to resources; and the relation between principal actors in the environment-society nexus."

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