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Encyclopedia of environment and society

Author: Paul Robbins
Publisher: Thousand Oaks : Sage Publications, ©2007.
Series: '">"A Sage Reference Publication."
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Where does the environment leave off and society begin? When expanding production and consumption drives greenhouse gas emissions that warm the planet, which in turn influence the conditions of economic expansion, it is unclear where the climate ends and the economy begins. This fact is not new to our era, however, our social and natural sciences have only recently come to grips with the incredible complexity of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Reference works
Encyclopédies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Encyclopedia of environment and society.
Thousand Oaks : Sage Publications, ©2007
(OCoLC)902865281
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Robbins
ISBN: 9781412927611 1412927617
OCLC Number: 134992606
Description: 5 volumes (xlix, 2105 pages) : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Reader's Guide --
List of Articles --
List of Contributors --
Maps --
Articles A to Z --
Resource Guide --
Chronology --
Glossary --
Appendix --
Index.
Series Title: "A Sage Reference Publication."
Responsibility: Paul Robbins, general editor.

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Brings together multiplying issues, concepts, theories, examples, problems, and policies, with the goal of clearly explicating an emerging way of thinking about people and nature. Packed with useful  Read more...
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"This superb interdisciplinary work should find a place on the shelves of every public and academic library that has the least bit of interest in environment issues-which should mean just about all." Read more...

 
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