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Living with environmental change : waterworlds /

edited by Kirsten Hastrup & Cecilie Rubow.

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Names: Hastrup, Kirsten, | Rubow, Cecilie,
Published: London ; New York : Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group, 2014.
Topics: Water - Environmental aspects. | Climatic changes. | Global environmental change. | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS - Development - Economic Development. | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS - Development - Sustainable Development. | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS - Environmental Economics. | Klimaänderung | Auswirkung | Wasser | Gesellschaft | Vatten - miljöaspekter. | Klimatförändringar.
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Physical Description: xvi, 301 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 29 cm
Includes: Includes bibliographical references (pages 286-301).
ISBN: 9780415746670 (hardback)
0415746671 (hardback)
(e-book)
1317753615 (electronic bk.)
9781317753612 (electronic bk.)
1315797461 (e-book)
9781315797465 (e-book)
Summary: This book explores how people across the world think about environmental change and how they act upon the perception of past, present and future opportunities. Drawing on the ethnographic fieldwork of expert authors, it sheds new light on the human experience of and social response to climate change by taking us from the Arctic to the Pacific, from the Southeast Indian Coastal zone to the West-African dry-lands and deserts, as well as to Peruvian mountain communities and cities.
This highly original contribution to the anthropological study of climate change is a must-read for all those wanting to understand better what climate change means on the ground and interested in a sustainable future for the Earth."--Pub. desc.
Other Names: Hastrup, Kirsten, editor.
Rubow, Cecilie, 1966- editor.
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More Details for: Living with environmental change : water