CULTURE AND THE CHANGING ENVIRONMENT
ebook

CULTURE AND THE CHANGING ENVIRONMENT (ebook)

Editorial:
BERGHAHN BOOKS
ISBN:
9780857450043
Formato:
PDF
DRM
Si

Today human ecology has split into many different sub-disciplines such as historical ecology, political ecology or the New Ecological Anthropology. The latter in particular has criticised the predominance of the Western view on different ecosystems, arguing that culture-specific world views and human-environment interactions have been largely neglected. However, these different perspectives only tackle specific facets of a local and global hyper-complex reality. In bringing together a variety of views and theoretical approaches , these especially commissioned essays prove that an interdisciplinary collaboration and understanding of the extreme complexity of the human-environment interface(s) is possible.