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Contentious geographies [electronic resource] : environmental knowledge, meaning, scale / edited by Michael K. Goodman, Maxwell T. Boykoff, Kyle T. Evered.

By: Goodman, Michael K, 1969-.
Contributor(s): Boykoff, Maxwell T | Evered, Kyle.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Ashgate studies in environmental policy and practice: Publisher: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub., c2008Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 242 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 0754688119 (electronic bk.); 9780754688112 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Environmental responsibility | Natural resources -- Social aspects | Resource-based communities | Nature -- Effect of human beings on | Environmental policy -- Social aspects | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Development -- Sustainable Development | NATURE -- Environmental Conservation & ProtectionGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Contentious geographies.DDC classification: 333.72 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Cover; Contents; List of Figures; List of Maps; List of Tables; Notes on Contributors; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1 Contentious Geographies: Environmental Knowledge, Meaning, Scale; PART 1 TRANSLATING CONTENTIOUS ENVIRONMENTAL KNOWLEDGE AND SCIENCE; PART 2 CONFLICTING AND SHIFTING ENVIRONMENTAL KNOWLEDGES, LIVELIHOODS, AND POWER; PART 3 ENVIRONMENTAL MOVEMENTS: CONTESTED (RE)SCALING OF KNOWLEDGES, PROBLEMS AND NARRATIVES; PART 4 CONTESTED PRODUCTION OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE, LAW, AND KNOWLEDGE; PART 5 FRAUGHT SPATIAL TECHNOLOGIES AND KNOWLEDGE CONSTRUCTION; Index;
Summary: The human-environment relationship is one of the most pressing concerns of the twenty-first century. Bringing together a range of global case studies to illustrate the broad range of current theories on this relationship, this book presents significant cutting-edge research into the continuing (re)definition of political ecology as it relates to environmental contestation.
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Cover; Contents; List of Figures; List of Maps; List of Tables; Notes on Contributors; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1 Contentious Geographies: Environmental Knowledge, Meaning, Scale; PART 1 TRANSLATING CONTENTIOUS ENVIRONMENTAL KNOWLEDGE AND SCIENCE; PART 2 CONFLICTING AND SHIFTING ENVIRONMENTAL KNOWLEDGES, LIVELIHOODS, AND POWER; PART 3 ENVIRONMENTAL MOVEMENTS: CONTESTED (RE)SCALING OF KNOWLEDGES, PROBLEMS AND NARRATIVES; PART 4 CONTESTED PRODUCTION OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE, LAW, AND KNOWLEDGE; PART 5 FRAUGHT SPATIAL TECHNOLOGIES AND KNOWLEDGE CONSTRUCTION; Index;

The human-environment relationship is one of the most pressing concerns of the twenty-first century. Bringing together a range of global case studies to illustrate the broad range of current theories on this relationship, this book presents significant cutting-edge research into the continuing (re)definition of political ecology as it relates to environmental contestation.

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