Contentious Geographies: Environmental Knowledge, Meaning, by Maxwell T. Boykoff,Kyle T, Dr Evered,Maxwell T, Dr

By Maxwell T. Boykoff,Kyle T, Dr Evered,Maxwell T, Dr Boykoff,Michael K, Professor Goodman

The human-environment courting - in detail intertwined and sometimes contentious - is likely one of the such a lot urgent matters of the twenty first century. Explored via an array of severe ways, this publication brings jointly case reviews from around the globe to give major state of the art learn into political ecologies as they relate to multi-form contestations over environments, assets and livelihoods.

Covering more than a few concerns, resembling well known discourses of environmental 'collapse', weather switch, water source struggles, displacement, agro-food landscapes and mapping applied sciences, this edited quantity works to supply a extensive and important realizing of the narratives and rules extra subtly shaping and being formed through underlying environmental conflicts.

By exploring the power-laden tactics in which environmental wisdom is generated, framed, communicated and interpreted, Contentious Geographies works to bare how environmental conflicts might be (re)considered and therefore (re)opened to reinforce efforts to barter extra sustainable environments and livelihoods.

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