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A companion to environmental geography

Author: Noel Castree; David Demeritt; Diana M Liverman; Bruce L Rhoads
Series: Blackwell companions to geography.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume presents more than 30 newly commissioned essays by leading scholars that provide a summary of the state of the art in environmental geography and look ahead to future research  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Noel Castree; David Demeritt; Diana M Liverman; Bruce L Rhoads
ISBN: 9781119250623 1119250625 9781405156226 1405156228
OCLC Number: 992771919
Notes: Originally published: 2013.
Description: 1 volume (xv, 588 pages) : illustrations, cartes. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgements viii List of Contributors ix 1 Introduction: Making Sense of Environmental Geography 1 Noel Castree, David Demeritt and Diana Liverman Part I Concepts 17 2 Nature 19 Bruce Braun 3 Sustainability 37 Becky Mansfield 4 Biodiversity 50 Karl S. Zimmerer 5 Complexity, Chaos and Emergence 66 Steven M. Manson 6 Uncertainty and Risk 81 James D. Brown and Sarah L. Damery 7 Scale 95 Nathan F. Sayre 8 Vulnerability and Resilience to Environmental Change: Ecological and Social Perspectives 109 W. Neil Adger and Katrina Brown 9 Commodification 123 Scott Prudham Part II Approaches 143 10 Earth-System Science 145 John Wainwright 11 Land Change (Systems) Science 168 B. L. Turner II 12 Ecology: Natural and Political 181 Matthew D. Turner 13 Quaternary Geography and the Human Past 198 Jamie Woodward 14 Environmental History 223 Georgina H. Endfield 15 Landscape, Culture and Regional Studies: Connecting the Dots 238 Kenneth R. Olwig 16 Ecological Modernisation and Industrial Transformation 253 Arthur P. J. Mol and Gert Spaargaren 17 Marxist Political Economy and the Environment 266 George Henderson 18 After Nature: Entangled Worlds 294 Owain Jones Part III Practices 313 19 Remote Sensing and Earth Observation 315 Heiko Balzter 20 Modelling and Simulation 336 George L. W. Perry 21 Integrated Assessment 357 James Tansey 22 Ethnography 370 Kevin St. Martin and Marianna Pavlovskaya 23 Analysing Environmental Discourses and Representations 385 Tom Mels 24 Deliberative and Participatory Approaches in Environmental Geography 400 Jason Chilvers Part IV Topics 419 25 Ecosystem Prediction and Management 421 Robert A. Francis 26 Environment and Development 442 Tom Perreault 27 Natural Hazards 461 Daanish Mustafa 28 Environmental Governance 475 Gavin Bridge and Tom Perreault 29 Commons 498 James McCarthy 30 Water 515 Karen Bakker 31 Energy Transformations and Geographic Research 533 Scott Jiusto 32 Food and Agriculture in a Globalising World 552 Richard Le Heron 33 Environment and Health 567 Hilda E. Kurtz and Karen E. Smoyer-Tomic Index 580
Series Title: Blackwell companions to geography.
Responsibility: edited by Noel Castree, David Demeritt, Diana Liverman & Bruce Rhoads.

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