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Environment

Four Volume Set
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June 2006 | 1 584 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

This four-volume set explores the locations where the environment matters most such as where people are poor, where environments are under threat (such as on frontiers), where there are few natural resources remaining, and where industrialization is rampant. It will also explore these concerns at different system levels, from local-community, to regional, national and global. It will also explore costs of damage to the very resources on which economies rely, and the values of environmental goods and services and the controversies surrounding such valuations.

It is organized around environment-people interactions (livelihoods, poverty, income, economic growth); environment-environment interactions (do people matter?); and people-people interactions (collective action challenges, institutions). These interactions can be one-way and extractive, or two-way and mutually-shaping. The papers will also address the question of knowledge about the environment what do we know? How does information change? In what form is it legitimate? How do we tell stories about the environment, and how do these shape our own world views?


 
Volume One: Thinking and Knowing about the Environment and Nature
 
PART ONE: THE BIG PICTURE
James Lovelock
The Gaia Hypothesis
E O Wilson
Biophilia and the Conservation Ethic
Thomas Berry
The Great Work
Our Way into the Future

 
Kate Soper
What Is Nature? Culture, Politics and the Non-Human
Introduction

 
David Pepper
Anthropocentrism, Humanism and Eco-Socialism
A Blueprint for the Survival of Ecological Politics

 
 
PART TWO: ETHICS AND ECOLOGY
Aldo Leopold
The Land Ethic
Warwick Fox
New Version of The New Ethics
Ethics in a Gaian Context

 
Mary Mellor
Feminism and Environmental Ethics
A Materialist Approach

 
Richard Bawden
Towards Inclusive Well-Being
A Perspective on Social Ecology

 
Val Plumwood
Anthrocentrism and Androcentrism
Parallels and Politics

 
 
PART THREE: LANGUAGE AND ECOLITERACY
Luisa Maffi
Language
A Resource for Nature

 
David Orr
Ecological Literacy
Madhav Gadgil et al
New Meanings for Old Knowledge
The People's Biodiversity Registers Programme

 
David Peat
Coming to Knowing
Barry Lopez
American Geographies
 
PART FOUR: PLACES AND THE WILD
Michael Meyerfield Bell
The Ghosts of Place
Ulrich Beck
World Risk Society as Cosmopolitan Society
Ramachandra Guha
Radical American Environmentalism and 'Wilderness' Preservation
A Third World Critique

 
Arturo G[ac]omez-Pompa and Andrea Kaus
Taming the Wilderness Myth
Henry Buller
Where the Wild Things Are
The Evolving Iconography of Rural Fauna

 
 
Volume Two: Managing the Environment
 
PART ONE: CONSERVATION AND COMMUNITIES
Bill Adams
Rationalization and Conservation
Ecology and the Management of Nature in the United Kingdom

 
Karen Jones
National Parks and the Wolf
Krishna Ghimire
Conservation and Social Development
An Assessment of Wolong and Other Panda Reserves in China

 
K S Murali, Indu Murthy and N H Ravindranath
Joint Forest Management in India and Its Ecological Impacts
K S Murali et al
Evaluation Studies of Joint Forest Management in India
Social and Institutional Implications

 
Jean-Marie Baland and Jean-Philippe Platteau
The Ambiguous Impact of Inequality on Local Resource Management
 
PART TWO: AGRICULTURE AND ECOSYSTEMS
Li Wenhua
Agro-Ecological Farming Systems in China
Terry Marsden
The Quest for Ecological Modernization
Re-Spacing Rural Development and Agri-Food Studies

 
Niels R[um]oling
From Causes to Reasons
Human Dimensions of Agricultural Sustainability

 
Peter Rosset and Martin Bourque
Lessons of Cuban Resistance
James Morison and Rachel Hine
Reducing Food Poverty by Increasing Agricultural Sustainability in Developing Countries
 
PART THREE: MATERIALS AND ENERGY
Ian Swingland, Eric Bettelheim and John O'Niles
Capturing Carbon and Conserving Biodiversity
Introduction

 
David Lindenmayer et al
Salvage Harvesting Policies after Natural Disturbance
Pete Smith et al
Meeting Europe's Climate Change Commitments
Quantitative Estimates of the Potential for Carbon Mitigation by Agriculture

 
Nigel Bell et al
Atmospheric Change
Effect on Plant Pests and Diseases

 
Helmut Haberl et al
Progress towards Sustainability? What the Conceptual Framework of Material and Energy Flow Accounting (MEFA) Can Offer
 
PART FOUR: DESIGN AND ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE
Stephen Brechin et al
Beyond the Square Wheel
Peter Wilhausen et al
Reinventing a Square Wheel
Critique of a Resurgent 'Protection Paradigm' in International Biodiversity Conservation

 
Eric Higgs
A Tale of Two Wildernesses
Chris Cocklin and Meg Keen
Urbanization in the Pacific
Environmental Change, Vulnerability and Human Security

 
Mardie Townsend and Cecily Maller
Sustaining People and Places
Bonnie McCay and Svein Jentoft
Market or Community Failure? Critical Perspectives on Common Property Research
 
Volume Three: Valuing the Environment
 
PART ONE: VALUES OF NATURE
The World Commission on Environment and Development
From One Earth to One World
Robert Costanza et al
The Value of the World's Ecosystem Services and Natural Capital
Paul Ekins, Carl Folke and Rudolf De Groot
Identifying Critical Natural Capital
Jules Pretty
How Nature Contributes to Mental and Physical Health
Gary Nabhan and Sara St Antoine
The Loss of Floral and Faunal Story
 
PART TWO: METHODS AND MEASUREMENT
Nancy Bockstael et al
On Measuring Economic Values for Nature
Ian Bateman et al
Does Part-Whole Bias Exist? An Experimental Investigation
Richard York, Eugene Rosa and Tom Deitz
Footprints on the Earth
The Environmental Consequences of Modernity

 
Tiago Pellini and Joe Morris
IPPC and Intensive Pig Production in England and Wales
Compliance Costs, Emission Abatement and Affordability

 
Herman Waibel, Gerd Fleischer and Heinrich Becker
The Economic Benefits of Pesticides
A Case Study from Germany

 
 
PART THREE: THE COST OF EXTERNALITIES
Fred Buttel
Internalizing the Societal Costs of Food Production
Leah Cuyno, George Norton and Agnes Rola
Economic Analysis of Environmental Benefits of Integrated Pest Management
A Philippine Case Study

 
Rachel Carson
'Silent Spring' - Chapter 1 and Chapter 8
Jules Pretty et al
Farm Costs and Food Miles
An Assessment of the Environmental Costs of the UK Food System

 
Howard Frumkin
Urban Sprawl and Public Health
 
PART FOUR: POLICIES AND MANAGEMENT
Andrew Dobson
Environmental Sustainabilities
A Typology

 
Jon Hutton and Nigel Leader-Williams
Sustainable Land Use and Incentive-Driven Conservation
Re-Aligning Human and Conservation Interests

 
Eric Freyfogle
Conservation and the Lure of the Garden
Norman Myers
Lifting the Veil on Perverse Subsidies
Paul Ekins
European Environmental Taxes and Charges
Recent Experience, Issues and Trends

 
 
Volume Four: Institutions, Processes and Policies for the Environment
 
PART ONE: FRAMEWORKS AND THE STATE
Steve Dovers
A Framework for Scaling and Farming Policy Problems in Sustainability
John Dryzek et al
Environmental Transformation of the State
The United States, Norway, Germany and the United Kingdom

 
Tim O'Riordan
Biting More Than Chewing
Transforming Institutions for Sustainability

 
Nigel South
A Green Field for Criminology
Robyn Eckersley
The Discourse Ethic and the Problem of Representing Nature
 
PART TWO: COMMUNITIES AND THE COMMONS
Garret Hardin
The Tragedy of the Commons
Margaret McKean
The Japanese Experience with Scarcity
Management of Traditional Common Lands

 
Thomas Dietz, Elinor Ostrom and Paul Stern
The Struggle to Govern the Commons
Fikret Berkes
Rethinking Community-Based Conservation
Jules Pretty
Social Capital and the Collective Management of Resources
 
PART THREE: TRANSFORMING AGRICULTURE AND COMMUNITIES
Jules Pretty
Participatory Learning for Sustainable Agriculture
Sergio Pinheiro et al
Sustainable Rural Life and Agro-Ecology, Santa Catarina State, Brazil
Wu Bin and Jules Pretty
Social Connectedness in Marginal Rural China
The Case of Farmer Innovation Circles in Zhidan, North Shaanxi

 
S P Wani et al
Farmer Participatory Integrated Watershed Management
Adarsha Watershed, Kothapally, India

 
Tom Dobbs and Jules Pretty
Agri-Environmental Stewardship Schemes and 'Multifunctionality'
 
PART FOUR: DECISIONS AND POLICIES
James Murdoch and Todd Sandler
The Voluntary Provision of a Pure Public Good
The Case of Reduced CFC Emissions and the Montreal Protocol

 
Rob Stavins and Adam Jaffe
Unintended Impacts of Public Investments on Private Decisions
The Depletion of Forested Wetlands

 
David Korten
The Post-Corporate World
Paul Sabatier
Knowledge, Policy-Oriented Learning and Policy Change
An Advocacy Coalition Framework

 
Albert Weale
Can We Democratise Decisions on Risk and the Environment?

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