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The Anthropology of Climate Change : an Integrated Critical Perspective.

Author: Hans A Baer; Merrill Singer
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor and Francis, 2014.
Series: Routledge advances in climate change research.
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In addressing the urgent questions raised by climate change, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the anthropology of climate change guided by a critical political ecological framework. It argues that anthropologists must significantly expand their focus on climate change and their contributions to responding to climate change as a grave risk to humanity. The book presents a human socioecological framework  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hans A Baer; Merrill Singer
ISBN: 9781317817673 1317817672 1306708559 9781306708555
OCLC Number: 879025969
Description: 1 online resource (253 pages).
Contents: 1.Climate Turmoil: Introducing a Socioecological Model of Human Action, Environment and Human Societies: A Brief Overview and Guiding Framework 2. The Emergence and Maturation of the Anthropology of Climate Change 3. The Archaeology of Climate Change 4. Theoretical Perspectives in the Anthropology of Climate Change 5. Case Studies in the Anthropology of Climate Change 6. Applications of Anthropological Research on Climate: Implications for Climate Change and Social Action 7. What are Other Social Scientists Saying about Climate Change 8. Conclusion: Toward an Integrated Social Science of Climate Change
Series Title: Routledge advances in climate change research.

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In addressing the urgent questions raised by climate change, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the anthropology of climate change guided by a critical political ecological framework. It argues that anthropologists must significantly expand their focus on climate change and their contributions to responding to climate change as a grave risk to humanity. The book presents a human socioecological framework for conceptualizing climate change. It examines the emergence and slow maturation of the anthropology of climate change; reviews the historic foundations for this work in the archa.

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