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SOCIAL METABOLISM : a socio-ecological theory of historical change.

Publisher: [Place of publication not identified], SPRINGER, 2016.
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Over this last decade, the concept of Social Metabolism has gained prestige as a theoretical instrument for the required analysis, to such an extent that there are now dozens of researchers, hundreds  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: MANUEL GONZALEZ DE MOLINA
ISBN: 3319351893 9783319351896
OCLC Number: 959034908
Contents: Acknowledgments.- 1. Introduction.- 2. Environmental history as sustainability science.- 3. Social metabolism: origins, history, approaches and main publications.- 4. The basic model.- 5. Social metabolism at the local scale.- 6. Social metabolism at the regional scale.- 7. Social metabolism at the national and global scales.- 8. Global metabolism.- 9. The cinegetic or extractive mode of social metabolism.- 10. The organic metabolism.- 11. The industrial metabolism.- 12. A non-cybernetic theory of social metabolism.- 13. Metabolic transitions: a theory of socioecological transformation.- 14. Epilogue: metabolisms, entropy and sustainable society.


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