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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 56 new and published books in the subject of Environmental Anthropology — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. The Anthropocene and the Global Environmental Crisis

    Rethinking modernity in a new epoch

    Edited by Clive Hamilton, François Gemenne, Christophe Bonneuil

    Series: Routledge Environmental Humanities

    The Anthropocene, in which humankind has become a geological force, is a major scientific proposal; but it also means that the conceptions of the natural and social worlds on which sociology, political science, history, law, economics and philosophy rest are called into question. The Anthropocene...

    Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Guardians of the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest: Environmental Organizations and Development

    By Luiz C. Barbosa

    The Amazon region is the focus of intense conflict between conservationists concerned with deforestation and advocates of agro-industrial development. This book focuses on the contributions of environmental organizations to the preservation of Brazilian Amazonia. It reveals how...

    Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Water Politics and Spiritual Ecology

    Custom, environmental governance and development

    By Lisa Palmer

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    As water resources diminish with increasing population and economic pressures as well as global climate change, this book addresses a subject of ever increasing local and global importance. In many areas water is not only a vital resource but is also endowed with an agency and power that connects...

    Published May 11th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Anthropology and Risk

    By Asa Boholm

    Series: Earthscan Risk in Society

    Drawing on theory from anthropology, sociology, organisation studies and philosophy, this book addresses how the perception, communication and management of risk is shaped by culturally informed and socially embedded knowledge and experience. It provides an account of how interpretations of risk in...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Mobilities of Ships

    Edited by Anyaa Anim-Addo, William Hasty, Kimberley Peters

    We live in a world that is ever on the move, as is increasingly recognised within research on mobilities. Yet studies of mobility have failed to ‘go to sea’ with the same enthusiasm as mobilities ashore. When we consider mobility, we most often examine those movements that evidently form part of...

    Published May 1st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Animals and the Environment

    Advocacy, activism, and the quest for common ground

    Edited by Lisa Kemmerer

    Contemporary Earth and animal activists rarely collaborate, perhaps because environmentalists focus on species and ecosystems, while animal advocates look to the individual, and neither seems to have much respect for the other. This diverse collection of essays highlights common ground between...

    Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Water, Power and Identity

    The Cultural Politics of Water in the Andes

    By Rutgerd Boelens

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

    This book addresses two major issues in natural resource management and political ecology: the complex conflicting relationship between communities managing water on the ground and national/global policy-making institutions and elites; and how grassroots defend against encroachment, question the...

    Published April 13th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Rethinking Greenland and the Arctic in the Era of Climate Change

    New Northern Horizons

    By Frank Sejersen

    Series: The Earthscan Science in Society Series

    This ground-breaking book investigates how Arctic indigenous communities deal with the challenges of climate change and how they strive to develop self-determination. Adopting an anthropological focus on Greenland’s vision to boost extractive industries and transform society, the book examines how...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Science, Society and the Environment

    Applying Anthropology and Physics to Sustainability

    By Michael R. Dove, Daniel M. Kammen

    In an era when pressing environmental problems make collaboration across the divide between sciences and arts and humanities essential, this book presents the results of a collaborative analysis by an anthropologist and a physicist of four key junctures between science, society, and environment....

    Published March 17th 2015 by Routledge

  10. A Political Ecology of Women, Water and Global Environmental Change

    Edited by Stephanie Buechler, Anne-Marie S. Hanson

    Series: Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

    This edited volume explores how a feminist political ecology framework can bring fresh insights to the study of rural and urban livelihoods dependent on vulnerable rivers, lakes, watersheds, wetlands and coastal environments. Bringing together political ecologists and feminist scholars from...

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge