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Environmentalism and cultural theory [electronic resource] : exploring the role of anthropology in environmental discourse / Kay Milton.

By: Milton, Kay, 1951-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Environment and society: Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1996Description: 1 online resource (ix, 266 p.).ISBN: 0203205448 (electronic bk.); 9780203205440 (electronic bk.); 9780415115308 (pbk.); 0415115302 (pbk.); 9780415115292 (hbk); 0415115299 (hbk).Subject(s): Environmentalism -- Social aspects | Culture | Ethnology | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Human GeographyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Environmentalism and cultural theory.DDC classification: 304.2 Online resources: EBSCOhost | EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction: Social science and environmental discourse -- Anthropology, culture and environmentalism -- Culture and ecology -- Environmentalism in social science -- Environmentalism and cultural diversity -- Globalization, culture and discourse -- The culture of global environmentalist discourse -- Anthropology, social science and environmentalism.
Summary: This book shows how an understanding of culture can throw light on the way environmental issues are percieved and interpreted, both by local communities and within the global arena.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 236-256) and index.

Introduction: Social science and environmental discourse -- Anthropology, culture and environmentalism -- Culture and ecology -- Environmentalism in social science -- Environmentalism and cultural diversity -- Globalization, culture and discourse -- The culture of global environmentalist discourse -- Anthropology, social science and environmentalism.

This book shows how an understanding of culture can throw light on the way environmental issues are percieved and interpreted, both by local communities and within the global arena.

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Environmentalism and cultural theory by Milton, Kay, ©1996
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