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Environmental change and globalization : double exposures

Author: Robin M Leichenko; Karen L O'Brien
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Environmental Change and Globalization: Double Exposures explores the connections between two of the most transformative processes of the twenty-first century: global environmental change and globalization. In the book, Leichenko and O'Brien present a conceptual framework for analyzing the interactions between these two processes, and they illustrate, through case studies, how these interactions create situations  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robin M Leichenko; Karen L O'Brien
ISBN: 9780195177312 0195177312 9780195177329 0195177320
OCLC Number: 173809026
Description: 167 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, color maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Global change discourses --
Double exposure : a conceptual framework --
Pathways of double exposure --
Uneven outcomes and growing inequalities --
Changing contexts and emerging vulnerabilities --
Dynamic feedbacks and accelerating changes --
Human security in an era of global change.
Responsibility: Robin M. Leichenko and Karen L. O'Brien.
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"Environmental Change and Globalization: Double Exposures explores the connections between two of the most transformative processes of the twenty-first century: global environmental change and globalization. In the book, Leichenko and O'Brien present a conceptual framework for analyzing the interactions between these two processes, and they illustrate, through case studies, how these interactions create situations of "double exposure.""--Jacket.

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