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Environmental Transformations and Cultural Responses : Ontologies, Discourses, and Practices in Oceania

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This book explores the various ways in which different communities and peoples in Oceania respond to and engage with recent environmental challenges and concurrent socio-political reconfigurations. Based on empirical research, this book discusses topics such as belonging, emotional attachment to land and new forms of environmental knowledge. The theoretical framework of this book is inspired by current debates among diverse conceptualisations of the environment and thus, of various ways of knowing, making sense of and interacting with worlds. With this focus in mind, the book provides new insights in recent socio-cultural and environmental dynamics in the Pacific.
Genre: Political Science, Social Science
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Language: English
Street Date: February 16, 2017
TCIN: 52022856
UPC: 9781137533487
Item Number (DPCI): 248-39-6184
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