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Ecocultures : blueprints for sustainable communities

Author: Steffen Böhm; Zareen Pervez Bharucha; Jules N Pretty
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book demonstrates how communities in both developed and developing countries are already taking action to maintain or build resilient and sustainable lifestyles. These communities, here designated as 'Ecocultures', are exemplars of the art and science of sustainable living"--
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steffen Böhm; Zareen Pervez Bharucha; Jules N Pretty
ISBN: 9780415812825 0415812828 9780415812856 0415812852 1135083037 9781135083038 1135082995 9781135082994
OCLC Number: 866614525
Description: xiv, 295 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Ecocultures : Towards Sustainable Ways of Living / Steffen Böhm, Zareen Pervez Bharucha and Jules Pretty --
Maritime Ecocultures : Bajau Communities of Eastern Indonesia / Julian Clifton --
Ice Fishing Cultures of North Karelia, Finland : The Case of Puruvesi Winter Seining / Tero Mustonen --
Environmental Knowledge in Motion : Ingenuity and Perseverance of Hunters among North Greenland / Naotaka Hayashi --
Resilience and Returning to Country : Rainforest Aboriginal People of the Wet Tropics of Queensland, Australia / Leanne Cullen-Unsworth and Marilyn Wallace --
Changing with the Seasons : How Himalayan Communities Cope with Climate Change / Chicu Lokgariwar --
"Distant Music of the Future" : Lessons from Lynedoch EcoVillage, Stellenbosch, South Africa / Eve Annecke --
Social-ecological Resilience at São José Ecovillage, South Brazil / Leopoldo Cavaleri Gerhardinger, Gustavo C.M. Martins, Alexandre Paulo Teixeira Moreira, Cristian Curti and Cristiana Simão Seixas --
The Evolution of Eco Detroit / Jacob Corvidae --
Promoting Home Energy Retrofitting to Combat Climate Change : The Case of Bristol Green Doors / Jane Hindley --
Living Ecocultures of the Great Transition / Larch Maxey --
Ecocultures of Transition : New, Traditional and Alternative Ways of Living in the "Adjacent Possible" / Steve Quilley --
Ecocultural Assemblages in the Urbanizing Global South / Mark Swilling --
Ecocultures: Lesson Learnt and Paths into the Future / Steffen Böhm, Zareen Pervez Bharucha and Jules Pretty.
Responsibility: edited by Steffen Böhm, Zareen Pervez Bharucha and Jules Pretty.

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