Risk Environment and Modernity

Written By Scott Lash
Risk  Environment and Modernity
  • Publsiher : SAGE
  • Release : 05 April 1996
  • ISBN : 9780803979383
  • Pages : 294 pages
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Religion and the New Ecology

Religion and the New Ecology
  • Author : David M. Lodge,Christopher Hamlin
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Total pages : 325
  • ISBN : 9780803979383
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Summary : For many years, ecologists and the environmentalists who looked to ecology for authority depicted a dichotomy between a pristine, stable nature and disruptive human activity. Most contemporary ecologists, however, conceive of nature as undergoing continual change and find that "flux of nature" is a more accurate and fruitful metaphor than "...

A New Ecology

A New Ecology
  • Author : Sven Erik Jørgensen,Brian Fath,Simone Bastianoni,Joao C. Marques,Felix Muller,S. Nors Nielsen,Bernard D. Patten,Enzo Tiezzi,Robert E. Ulanowicz
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2011-08-30
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 9780803979383
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Summary : A New Ecology presents an ecosystem theory based on the following ecosystem properties: physical openness, ontic openness, directionality, connectivity, a complex dynamic for growth and development, and a complex dynamic response to disturbances. Each of these properties is developed in detail to show that these basic and characteristic properties can ...

A New Ecology

A New Ecology
  • Author : Soeren Nors Nielsen,Brian D. Fath,Simone Bastianoni,Joao C. Marques,Felix Muller,Bernard D. Patten,Robert E. Ulanowicz,Sven Erik Jørgensen,Enzo Tiezzi
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2019-08-30
  • Total pages : 270
  • ISBN : 9780803979383
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Summary : A New Ecology: Systems Perspective, Second Edition, gives an overview of the commonalities of all ecosystems from a variety of properties, including physical openness, ontic openness, directionality, connectivity, a complex dynamic for growth and development, and a complex dynamic response to disturbances. Each chapter details basic and characteristic properties that ...

Risk Environment and Modernity

Risk  Environment and Modernity
  • Author : Scott Lash,Bronislaw Szerszynski,Brian Wynne
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 1996-04-05
  • Total pages : 294
  • ISBN : 9780803979383
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Summary : This wide-ranging and accessible contribution to the study of risk, ecology and environment helps us to understand the politics of ecology and the place of social theory in making sense of environmental issues. The book provides insights into the complex dynamics of change in `risk societies'....

The New Ecology

The New Ecology
  • Author : Oswald J. Schmitz
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-12-18
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 9780803979383
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Summary : Our species has transitioned from being one among millions on Earth to the species that is single-handedly transforming the entire planet to suit its own needs. In order to meet the daunting challenges of environmental sustainability in this epoch of human domination--known as the Anthropocene--ecologists have begun to think differently ...

A New Ecology

A New Ecology
  • Author : Peter W. Price,C. N. Slobodchikoff,William S. Gaud,John Wiley & Sons
  • Publisher : Wiley-Interscience
  • Release Date : 1984
  • Total pages : 515
  • ISBN : 9780803979383
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Summary : Based on a conference held at Northern Arizona University, Aug. 11-13 1982....

The New Ecology of Leadership

The New Ecology of Leadership
  • Author : David K. Hurst
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release Date : 2014-10-07
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 9780803979383
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Summary : David Hurst has a unique knowledge of organizationsÑtheir function and their failureÑboth in theory and in practice. He has spent twenty-five years as an operating manager, often in crises and turnaround conditions, and is also a widely experienced consultant, teacher, and writer on business. This book is his ...

Discordant Harmonies

Discordant Harmonies
  • Author : Daniel B. Botkin
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 1990
  • Total pages : 241
  • ISBN : 9780803979383
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Summary : In this provocative new approach to the environmental crisis, Botkin argues that our ability to solve ecological crises is limited not by our scientific knowledge, but by the age-old myths and metaphors that shape our perception of the natural world. Revealing case studies highlight controversial issues. 12 halftones. 10 line drawings....

Curiosity Studies

Curiosity Studies
  • Author : Perry Zurn,Arjun Shankar
  • Publisher : U of Minnesota Press
  • Release Date : 2020-04-14
  • Total pages : 352
  • ISBN : 9780803979383
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Summary : The first English-language collection to establish curiosity studies as a unique field From science and technology to business and education, curiosity is often taken for granted as an unquestioned good. And yet, few people can define curiosity. Curiosity Studies marshals scholars from more than a dozen fields not only to ...

Harnessing America s Wasted Talent

Harnessing America s Wasted Talent
  • Author : Peter Smith
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2009-12-30
  • Total pages : 176
  • ISBN : 9780803979383
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Summary : Praise for Harnessing America's Wasted Talent "President Obama offered America and the world renewed hope for a better tomorrow. With decades of experience in alternative forms of higher education, Peter Smith grabs that optimistic spirit and seizes the moment to reveal to us the exciting age of Web-based teaching and ...

The New Ecological Order

The New Ecological Order
  • Author : Luc Ferry
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 1995-08-15
  • Total pages : 159
  • ISBN : 9780803979383
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Summary : Is ecology in the process of becoming the object of our contemporary passions, in the same way that Fascism was in the 30s, or Communism under Stalin? In The New Ecological Order, Luc Ferry offers a penetrating critique of the ideological root of the "Deep Ecology" movement spreading throughout the ...

From Populations to Ecosystems

From Populations to Ecosystems
  • Author : Michel Loreau
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2010-07-01
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9780803979383
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Summary : The major subdisciplines of ecology--population ecology, community ecology, ecosystem ecology, and evolutionary ecology--have diverged increasingly in recent decades. What is critically needed today is an integrated, real-world approach to ecology that reflects the interdependency of biodiversity and ecosystem functioning. From Populations to Ecosystems proposes an innovative theoretical synthesis that will ...

General Ecology

General Ecology
  • Author : Erich Hörl
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-05-04
  • Total pages : 400
  • ISBN : 9780803979383
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Summary : Ecology has become one of the most urgent and lively fields in both the humanities and sciences. In a dramatic widening of scope beyond its original concern with the coexistence of living organisms within a natural environment, it is now recognized that there are ecologies of mind, information, sensation, perception, ...

Cities in the Anthropocene

Cities in the Anthropocene
  • Author : Ihnji Jon
  • Publisher : Pluto Press (UK)
  • Release Date : 2021-07-20
  • Total pages : 176
  • ISBN : 9780803979383
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Summary : From Australia to North America, we need to rethink how our cities resist environmental change in the age of climate catastrophe....

Nature s Trust

Nature s Trust
  • Author : Mary Christina Wood
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-09-30
  • Total pages : 462
  • ISBN : 9780803979383
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Summary : This book exposes the dysfunction of environmental law and offers a transformative approach based on the public trust doctrine. An ancient and enduring principle, the public trust doctrine empowers citizens to protect their inalienable property rights to crucial resources. This book shows how a trust principle can apply from the ...