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The Political Economy of Nature: Environmental Debates and the Social Sciences

By: Robert Boardman


Hardback | Jun 2001 | #117394 | ISBN: 033380015X
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Draws extensively on current insights from sociology, ecology, economics and earth science, to argue that the investigation of environmental issues raises complex theoretical questions which can only be answered through more sustained links between the natural and social sciences.


Dedication - Acknowledgements - PART I: ECHOES - Infused Opinions - Scapes, Scops and Sciences - PART II: DIFFERENCES - Biosphere Grammar - Ecological Representations - Duty Rosters - Minute Circumstances - Brief Authority - PART III: WEFTS - From City-State to City-Planet - Silent String - References - Bibliography - Index

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ROBERT BOARDMAN is McCulloch Professor of Political Science at Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia. His publications include Post-Socialist World Orders: Russia, China and the UN System; Politics of the Wild: Endangered Species in Canada, edited with Karen Beazley and Canadian Environmental Policy, 2nd edition, edited with Debora VanNijnatten.

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