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Environment in Anthropology : Reader in Ecology, Culture, and Sustainable Living - 06 edition

Environment in Anthropology : Reader in Ecology, Culture, and Sustainable Living (ISBN10: 0814736378; ISBN13: 9780814736371)
ISBN13: 978-0814736371
ISBN10: 0814736378

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0814736364
ISBN10: 081473636X

Summary: The Environment in Anthropology presents ecology and current environmental studies from an anthropological point of view. From the classics to the most current scholarship, this book connects the theory and practice in environment and anthropology, giving readers a strong intellectual foundation as well as offering practical tools for solving environmental problems.

Haenn and Wilk pose the most urgent questions of environmental protection: How are environme
ntal problems mediated by cultural values? What are the environmental effects of urbanization? When do environmentalists get in conflict with indigenous peoples? How can we assess the impact of "environmentally correct" businesses such as the Body Shop? They also cover the fundamental topics of population growth, large scale development, biodiversity conservation, sustainable environmental management, indigenous groups, consumption, and globalization.
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Summary: The Environment in Anthropology presents ecology and current environmental studies from an anthropological point of view. From the classics to the most current scholarship, this book connects the theory and practice in environment and anthropology, giving readers a strong intellectual foundation as well as offering practical tools for solving environmental problems.

Haenn and Wilk pose the most urgent questions of environmental protection: How are environmental problems mediated by cultural values? What are the environmental effects of urbanization? When do environmentalists get in conflict with indigenous peoples? How can we assess the impact of "environmentally correct" businesses such as the Body Shop? They also cover the fundamental topics of population growth, large scale development, biodiversity conservation, sustainable environmental management, indigenous groups, consumption, and globalization. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 06
Cover: Print On Demand
Publisher: New York University Press
Year Published: 2006
International: No

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