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Understanding the environment : bridging the disciplinary divides

Author: R Quentin Grafton; Libby Robin; R Wasson
Publisher: Sydney : University of New South Wales Press, 2005.
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"This publication brings together some of the world's leading environmental researchers in the life sciences, physical sciences, social sciences and humanities to bridge the disciplinary divides in understanding the environment. The connections the book makes across multiple domains provide fresh insights into how we comprehend and how we might confront environmental challenges."--BOOK JACKET.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R Quentin Grafton; Libby Robin; R Wasson
ISBN: 086840912X 9780868409122
OCLC Number: 61462243
Description: xviii, 229 p. : ill., maps ; 21 cm.
Contents: Towards an understanding of the environment / R. Quentin Grafton and Libby Robin --
History and the environment / Libby Robin and Daniel Connell --
Anthropology: the study of humanity / Deborah Rose --
Economics of the environment / R. Quentin Grafton and John C.V. Pezzey --
The environment and human health / A. J. McMichael --
Policy analysis, environment and sustainability / Stephen Dovers --
Ecology / D. L. Hazell, R. G. Heinsohn and D. B Lindenmayer --
Environmental earth science / R. J. Wasson --
Hydrology / Ian White --
Mathematical and statistical sciences / M. F. Hutchinson --
Geography / Richard Baker --
Bridging the divides / R. Quentin Grafton and Libby Robin.
Responsibility: R. Quentin Grafton, Libby Robin, Robert J. Wasson, editors.
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