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Description - Political Ecology by Thomas J. Bassett

This volume offers a unique, integrative perspective on the political and ecological processes shaping landscapes and resource use across the global North and South. Twelve carefully selected case studies demonstrate how contemporary geographical theories and methods can contribute to understanding key environment-and-development issues and working toward effective policies. Topics addressed include water and biodiversity resources, urban and national resource planning, scientific concepts of resource management, and ideas of nature and conservation in the context of globalization. Giving particular attention to evolving conceptions of nature-society interaction and geographical scale, an introduction and conclusion by the editors provide a clear analytical focus for the volume and summarize important developments and debates in the field.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781572309166
ISBN-10: 1572309164
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Pages: 310
Imprint: Guilford Publications
Publisher: Guilford Publications
Publish Date: 24-Sep-2003
Country of Publication: United States

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