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Classics in Environmental Studies by Having established the 35 most significant works in the field of environmental studies, the editors have selected the most relevant passages (typically about 10 pages) to reproduce in full and set in a historical perspective.
Publication Date: 2002
Environmental Studies by
Publication Date: 2007
Environtnental Studies by
Publication Date: 2008
Great Jobs for Environmental Studies Majors by Make your future clearer and clean up at the bank You've worked hard for that environmental studies degree. Now what? Sometimes the choice of careers can seem endless; the most difficult part of a job search is narrowing down your options. "Great Jobs for Environmental Studies Majors" will help you choose the right career out of the myriad possibilities at your disposal. It provides detailed profiles of careers in your field along with the basic skills necessary to begin a focused job search. You'll soon be on the fast track to landing a job that satisfies your personal, professional, and practical needs. "Great Jobs for Environmental Studies Majors" will help you: Determine the occupation that's best suited for you Craft a resume and cover letter that stand out from the rest Learn from practicing professionals about everyday life on the job Become familiar with current statistics on salaries and trends within the profession Go from environmental studies major to: conservation scientist * naturalist * legislative advocate * consultant * environmental planner * biologist * park ranger * compliance officer"
Publication Date: 2008
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Ecological Ethics by This book is a major new introduction to the field of ecological ethics. Taking issue with the common assumption that existing human ethics can be 'extended' to meet the demands of the ongoing ecological crisis, Patrick Curry shows that a new and truly ecological ethic is both possible and urgently needed. With this distinctive proposition in mind, Curry introduces and discusses all the major concepts needed to understand the full range of ecological ethics. Focussing first on the major concepts of ethics - religious and secular - and value, Curry then examines the gradations of ecological ethics. He discusses light green, shallow or anthropomorphic ethics with the examples of stewardship, lifeboat ethics, and social ecology; mid-green or intermediate ethics represented by animal liberation/rights and biocentrism; and dark green, deep, or ecocentric ethics. Particular attention is given to the various kinds of ecocentric ethics, such as the Land Ethic, The Gaia Hypothesis, and Deep Ecology and its offshoots: Deep Green Theory, Left Biocentrism and the Earth Manifesto. Ecofeminism is also considered in this context. The concluding chapters discuss green ethics as post-secular, moral pluralism and pragmatism, green citizenship, and human population in the light of ecological ethics. This comprehensive and wide-ranging textbook offers a radical but critical introduction to the subject. It will be of great interest to students, activists, and to a wider public concerned with the ecocrisis, its main theories, debates, and possible solutions.
Publication Date: 2005
Ecological Health by Drawing on ecosystem thinking, complexity and postnormal science, Ecological Health offers a radical new way of thinking about the health issues of the 21st Century. This volume reflects on recent social scientific engagement with Ecosystem Health research and practice and sets out a vision for the future.
Publication Date: 2013
Environmental Psychology by "Environmental Psychology: An Introduction" offers a research-based introduction to the psychological relationship between humans and their built and natural environments and discusses how sustainable environments can be created to the benefit of both people and nature Explores the environment's effects on human wellbeing and behaviour, factors influencing environmental behaviour and ways of encouraging pro-environmental action Provides a state-of-the-art overview of recent developments in environmental psychology, with an emphasis on sustainability as a unifying principle for theory, research and interventions While focusing primarily on Europe and North America, also discusses environmental psychology in non-Western and developing countries Responds to a growing interest in the contribution of environmental psychologists to understanding and solving environmental problems and promoting the effects of environmental conditions on health and wellbeing
Publication Date: 2012
Environment and Citizenship by Using new evidence and cases from across the globe, Environment and Citizenship explores the new vocabulary of ecological citizenship and examines how successful environmental policy-making depends on the responsible actions of citizens and civil society organizations as much as on governments and international treaties. Smith and Pangsapa address how environmental responsibility operates through politics, ethics, culture and the everyday experiences of activists, as well as how awareness of environmental and social injustice only leads to responsible actions and strategic change through civic engagement.
Publication Date: 2008
Learning Toward an Ecological Consciousness by In their latest book, Edmund O'Sullivan and Marilyn Taylor highlight the pedagogical practices that foster transformation from our current way of thinking about our place in the world to an underlying ecological way of seeing and acting.Learning Towards Ecological Consciousness offers the reader a selection of transformative practices that demonstrate, in specific contexts, the complex journey and contextual conditions that move us forward towards a deeper realization that we are part of the world around us, holding a greater promise for deeper ecological awareness. To this end, thirteen chapters offer a rich array of practices in diverse life settings - educational environments, communities and workplaces and personal relationships. Contributors and their material represent a range of cultures, work setting and professions. The aspect of O'Sullivan and Taylor's new book that distinguishes it from other books in the field is its exploration of how consciousness can be transformed through practices, experience and action.
Publication Date: 2004
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