5 edition of Ecological anthropology found in the catalog.
|Statement||Donald L. Hardesty.|
|LC Classifications||GF41 .H38|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 310 p. :|
|Number of Pages||310|
|LC Control Number||76025424|
Jim Ferguson: I have a long engagement with environmental issues, dating back to my dissertation research on a range management project in Lesotho which resulted in the book, The Anti-politics Machine. Contributors are encouraged to be creative with regard to use of graphic representations, such as tables, charts, models and pictures. Also suitable for advanced undergraduates are Haenn and Wilkwhich is a collection of articles articulating an anthropological approach to ecological sustainability, and Dove and Carpenterwhich consists of a set of essays illustrating the historical development of environmental anthropology as a field. Rappaport showed that this ritual served several important purposes, such as restoring the ratio of pigs to humans, supplying the local communities with pork, and preventing land degradation. Richmond: North Atlantic Books. Prospect Heights, IL: Waveland.
Among the unique features that make Human Adaptability outstanding as both a textbook and a reference are a complete discussion of the development of ecological anthropology and of relevant research methods; the use of an ecosystem approach with emphasis on arctic, high altitude, arid land, grassland, and tropical rain forest environments; the most extensive bibliography on ecological anthropology published to date, with over references both classic and recent; and a comprehensive glossary of technical terms. Ecological anthropology is a subfield of anthropology that deals with human-environmental culture-nature relationships over time and space. Ecological anthropology applies a systems approach Ellen ; Hardesty ; McGee to the study of the interrelationship between culture and the environment. Instead, cultures are being influenced and changed by mediagovernmentsNGOsbusinesses, etc. It is a classic case study of human ecology in a tribal society and the roles of culture and ritual. Rooted in British social anthropology and discourse theory, the book explores the concept of culture in relation to ecology in an effort to better understand the implications of cultural diversity for environmentalism.
It is a classic case study of human ecology in a tribal society and the roles of culture and ritual. Subject areas include, but are not limited to, historical ecology, anthropology of development and conservation, ethnobiology and indigenous knowledge, ecology of health and nutrition, anthropology of food and agriculture, political ecology, multi-species relations, nature and society, economic anthropology, resources management, socio-ecological systems, paleoecology, complex systems, primate socioecology, and information ecology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Drawing on one such theory, of group selection, ecological anthropologists focused on how aspects of cultural behaviour maintain balance or 'homeostasis' in the relations between a local group and its environmental resources, and so promote its long-term survival. In Europe and Australia, for example, the field is often more strongly affiliated with the humanistic disciplines, while in North America it is frequently allied with the sciences. Blackwell Primers in Anthropology.
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Dunbar, C. Anthropology and contemporary human problems. One recent offshoot of sociobiology, 'evolutionary behavioural ecology', is dedicated to showing how adaptive strategies established through natural selection are played out under variable environmental conditions.
Paulla Ebron: My work on landscape leans in the direction of historical geography and environmental history as landscapes and enslaved laborers of the US Southeast were fashioned and were part of implementing a colonial project.
It is a classic case study of human ecology in a tribal society and the roles of culture and ritual. Suitable for beginning undergraduates and particularly useful for interdisciplinary courses. Jim Ferguson: I have a long engagement with environmental issues, dating back to my dissertation research on a range management project in Lesotho which resulted in the book, The Anti-politics Machine.
Sutton, Mark Q. Tanya Marie Luhrmann: I have a longstanding interest in sacred spaces and spiritual geography, and in the way religious commitments suffuse our relationship with the land.
They tend to acquire sanctity over time, since they are often vague and unable to be disproven. Biersack, Aletta. Very readable and suitable for beginning undergraduates. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, pp.
We especially encourage article submissions that seek to create new syntheses between fields of study, as well as to explore paradigms not currently supported by other journals. Lees and Daniel G. Milton, Kay. Bodley, John H. Krish Seetah: My work focuses on the ways in which archaeological datasets can be combined with evidence on climate, drawn from both the proxy such as coral cores and instrumental historic records, anthropogenic land use change, and from historical archives to better understand the context of disease.
Suitable for beginning undergraduates. My dissertation research focuses on the roles of such uncertainty in the politics and government of contemporary North Dakota, and of the U.
Following these axioms come the rules that govern interactions and conduct. The theory is that humans shape the environment they live in while the shapes the culture of that population. The fourth point he makes is about the understandings of the external world, where changes occur as a response to the conditions.
In his article "Risk and the Human Environment", he examines the studies of risk to the "human environment," which have been legally mandated by the government for environmental and resource planning.
All of them reference some key foundational concepts from cultural ecology and ecological anthropology, but they vary in the degree to which this is explored, and also in the extent to which other theoretical approaches and various thematic issues are represented. Biography[ edit ] Rappaport received his Ph.
Among the unique This is the first text to thoroughly cover nongenetic strategies of human adaptation to a variety of ecosystems. Our research and teaching interests include chronicling issues of justice and accessibility posed by environmental resources, assessing new forms of stratification and inequality tied Ecological anthropology book commodification and various aspects of economy, developing new ways of thinking about interspecies interdependencies, and detailing the historical trajectories including colonial, imperial, and military that shape contemporary views about specific landscapes and the broader world.
Costly and repetitive ritual action - the invariance of liturgy - emerged during human evolution as the means by which communities coped with such threats, guaranteeing the reliability of words uttered by ritual performers cf.
Here ideas of continental ancestry are seen in racial terms and conceptually absorb the interplay of environmental selection and human relationships with other organisms. The general approach suggested that "evolution is progressive and leads towards new and better forms in succeeding periods".The UA School of Anthropology has historically been a leader in ecological and environmental anthropology, and many members of the current faculty have research interests in this area.
The Ecological & Environmental Anthropology synthetic concentration forges strong links between anthropology and. Apr 19, · Medical Anthropology in Ecological Perspective book.
Medical Anthropology in Ecological Perspective. Medical Anthropology in Ecological Perspective captures the essentials of the discipline and covers its ever-changing topics, trends, and developments in an engaging, accessible sylvaindez.com by: About This Journal.
Welcome to the JEA. The Journal of Ecological Anthropology (JEA), is a double-blind peer-reviewed interdisciplinary forum for innovative exploration of the interface between humans and their sociocultural and biophysical environments. Subject areas include, but are not limited to, historical ecology, anthropology of development and conservation, ethnobiology and indigenous.
The Environment in Anthropology presents ecology and current environmental studies from an anthropological point of view. From the classics to the most current scholarship, this book connects the theory and practice in environment and anthropology, giving readers a strong intellectual foundation as well as offering practical tools for solving environmental sylvaindez.com and Wilk pose the most.
This book is a short introduction to current topics in environmental anthropology, both at theoretical and practical levels. The author defines environmental anthropology as the use of anthropology's methods and theories that contribute to the understanding of local or global environmental problems/5(9).
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