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By Maxwell T. Boykoff,Kyle T, Dr Evered,Maxwell T, Dr Boykoff,Michael K, Professor Goodman

The human-environment courting - in detail intertwined and infrequently contentious - is without doubt one of the such a lot urgent issues of the twenty first century. Explored via an array of serious techniques, this ebook brings jointly case reviews from around the globe to provide major state of the art study into political ecologies as they relate to multi-form contestations over environments, assets and livelihoods.

Covering a number matters, reminiscent of well known discourses of environmental 'collapse', weather switch, water source struggles, displacement, agro-food landscapes and mapping applied sciences, this edited quantity works to supply a large and demanding realizing of the narratives and rules extra subtly shaping and being formed by way of underlying environmental conflicts.

By exploring the power-laden methods wherein environmental wisdom is generated, framed, communicated and interpreted, Contentious Geographies works to bare how environmental conflicts may be (re)considered and hence (re)opened to reinforce efforts to barter extra sustainable environments and livelihoods.

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