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Environment

An Interdisciplinary Anthology

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Description

This major anthology is the first to apply a fully interdisciplinary approach to environmental studies. A comprehensive guide to environmental literacy, the book demonstrates how the sciences, social sciences, and humanities all contribute to understanding our interrelationships with the natural world. Though not specialized, Environment is a book that even specialists can learn from. Ten innovative case studies--climate shock, species endangerment, nuclear power, biotechnology, sustainable development, deforestation, environmental security, globalization, wilderness, and the urban environment--are followed by readings from specific disciplines. These can be integrated with the case studies to shape individual interests and teaching strategies. The volume presents an imaginative array of texts, from scientific papers to poetry, legal decisions to historical accounts, personal essays to economic analysis. Taken together, these selections provide a balanced, authoritative, and up-to-date treatment of key issues in environmental studies.

Author Biography

Glenn Adelson teaches biology and environmental studies at Wellesley College and is coauthor of Biodiversity: Exploring Values and Priorities in Conservation. James Engell is chair, English and American literature and language, and faculty member of the Harvard University Center for the Environment. Brent Ranalli is senior analyst at The Cadmus Group, Inc., an employee-owned environmental consulting firm. K. P. Van Anglen teaches English at Boston University and helps edit the Princeton Thoreau Edition.
Release date Australia
February 29th, 2008
Contributors
Edited by Brent Ranalli Edited by Glenn Adelson Edited by James Engell Edited by Kevin P Van Anglen
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
127 b-w illus.
Imprint
Yale University Press
Pages
984
Dimensions
156x235x33
ISBN-13
9780300110777
Product ID
2426792

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