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Hope and Grief in the Anthropocene : Re-conceptualising Human-nature Relations (Hardcover) (Lesley Head)

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The Anthropocene is a potentially catastrophic age and demands new ways of thinking about relations between humans and the nonhuman world. This book explores how responses to environmental challenges are hampered by a grief for a pristine and certain past, rather than considering the scale of the necessary socioeconomic change for a 'future' world. Conceptualisations of human-nature relations must recognise both human power and its embeddedness within material relations. As centralised intergovernmental solutions regarding climate change appear insufficient, intellectual resources can be derived from localised understandings and practice to consider capacity and vulnerability in new ways.

Number of Pages: 181
Genre: Science, Social Science
Sub-Genre: Human Geography, Earth Sciences / Geography
Series Title: Routledge Resarch in the Anthropocene
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Lesley Head
Language: English
Street Date: March 4, 2016
TCIN: 50925577
UPC: 9781138826441
Item Number (DPCI): 248-12-8013
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