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Description - Social Nature by Noel Castree

This groundbreaking collection brings together for the first time
diverse geographical work on the social construction of nature.
Eleven leading contributors not only discuss social nature, but
look at the concrete ways in which it is made and the political
implications of its construction.


Brings together for the first time diverse geographical work on
the social construction of nature.

Eleven leading contributors not only discuss social nature, but
look at the concrete ways in which it is made and the political
implications of its construction.

Uses international case studies to illustrate the theoretical
positions.

A helpful introduction by the editors sets the chapters in
context.

Enables teachers and students to explore the ways in which
social nature is evident and to engage with the direct implications
of this for human lives, ecologies and politics.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780631215684
ISBN-10: 0631215689
Format: Paperback / softback
(240mm x 167mm x 15mm)
Pages: 268
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 18-Oct-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Noel Castree

Noel Castree is Associate Professor of Geography at the University of Manchester. Co-editor (with Bruce Braun) of Remaking reality: nature at the millennium (1998), he has published widely on social theory approaches to nature, with a particular focus on Marxian political economy. He is currently undertaking research on the commodifiaction of human genes and the commercial, cultural and ethical aspects of patenting living entities. Bruce Braun is Assistant Professor in Geography at the University of Minnesota. He is co-editor (with Noel Castree) of Remaking reality: nature at the millennium (1998) and has published widely on the social construction and cultural politics of nature. He is currently doing research on nature, the state and modernity in post-war Canada.

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