Environment and Society

ISBN-10: 1118451562
ISBN-13: 9781118451564
Edition: 2nd 2014
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List price: $60.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 1/24/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 350
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.046
Language: English

Substantially updated for the second edition, this engaging and innovative introduction to the environment and society uses key theoretical approaches to explore familiar objects. Features substantial revisions and updates for the second edition, including new chapters on E waste, mosquitoes and uranium, improved maps and graphics, new exercises, shorter theory chapters, and refocused sections on environmental solutions Discusses topics such as population and scarcity, commodities, environmental ethics, risks and hazards, and political economy and applies them to objects like bottled water, tuna, and trees Accessible for students, and accompanied by in-book and online resources including exercises and boxed discussions, an online test bank, notes, suggested reading, and website links for enhanced understanding Offers additional online support for instructors, including suggested teaching models, PowerPoint slides for each chapter with full-color graphics, and supplementary images and teaching material

Paul Robbins is professor of Geography at the University of Arizona and is known for his interdisciplinary views of how geography interrelates with other disciplines. He has written and edited several books including the best selling textbook "Political Ecology: A Critical Introduction" (Blackwell 2004) and the recent "Lawn People: How Grasses Weeds and Chemicals Make Us Who We Are" (Temple University Press 2007).

#60;b#62;Paul Robbins#60;/b#62; is a Professor in the School of Geography and Development at the University of Arizona, Tucson. His current research centers on the relationships between individuals, environmental actors, and the institutions that connect them. Robbins is also the author of #60;i#62;Political Ecology: A Critical Introduction (2004)#60;/i#62; and #60;i#62;Lawn People: How Grasses Weeds and Chemicals Make us Who We Are#60;/i#62; (2007).#60;p#62;#60;b#62;John Hintz#60;/b#62; is Assistant Professor of Geography & Geosciences at the Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. His current research focuses on land use conflicts, environmental policy, and the US environmental movement. He has most recently published in the journals #60;i#62;Capitalism Nature, Socialism#60;/i#62; and #60;i#62;Ethics, Place and Environment#60;/i#62;.#60;p#62;#60;b#62;Sarah Moore#60;/b#62; is Assistant Professor in the School of Geography and Development at the University of Arizona, Tucson. Her research focuses on urban development politics, urban environmental issues, and environmental justice in the United States and Latin America. Her publications include numerous articles in the #60;i#62;Professional Geographer#60;/i#62; and #60;i#62;Society and Natural Resources#60;/i#62;.

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