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Environmentalism : the view from anthropology

Author: Kay Milton
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2006, cop. 1993.
Series: ASA monographs, 32
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focusing on environmentalism, key issues discussed include the effects of state interests and bureaucracies on environmental activism, and the responses of indigenous peoples to industrial  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kay Milton
ISBN: 0415094747 9780415094740 0415094755 9780415094757
OCLC Number: 781077608
Description: x, 239 str. : ilustr. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface Introduction: Enviromentalism and Anthropology Kay Milton 1. Enviromentalism: A new moral discourse for technological society? Robin Grove-White 2. Globes and Spheres: the topology of enviromentalism Tim Ingold 3. Between science and shamanism: the advocacy of enviromentalism in Toronto Peter Harries-Jones 4. Standing in for nature: the practicalitites of environmental organisations use of science Steven Yearly 5. All animals are equal but some are cetaceans: conversation and culture conflict Niels Einarsson 6. The making of an environmental doctrine: public trust and American shellfisherman Bonnie J.McCay 7. The precautionary principle: use with caution! Lynda M.Warren 8. Tribal metaphorization of man-nature relatedness: a comparitive analysis Nurit Bird-David 9. Rhetoric, Practice and incentive in the face of the changing times: a case study in Nuaulu attitudes to conservation and deforestation Roy Ellen 10. Natural symbols and natural history: Chimpanzees, elephants and experiments in Mende thought Paul Richards 11. Local awareness of the soil environment in Papua New Guinea Highlands Paul Sillitoe 12. Political decision-making: environmentalism, ethics and popular participation in Italy Giuliana B. Prato 13. Enviromental protest, bureaucratic closure: the politics of discourse in rural Ireland Adrian Peace 14. Eating green(s): discourses of organic food Allison James 15. The resurgence of romanticism: contemporary neopaganism, feminist spiritually and the divinity of nature Tanya M. Luhrmann
Series Title: ASA monographs, 32
Responsibility: edited by Kay Milton.

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