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Land Change Science, Political Ecology, and Sustainability: by Christian Brannstrom,Jacqueline M. Vadjunec

By Christian Brannstrom,Jacqueline M. Vadjunec

Recent claims concerning convergence and divergence among land swap technological know-how and political ecology as techniques to the learn of human-environment relationships and sustainability technological know-how are examined and analyzed in this cutting edge volume. Comprised of 11 commissioned chapters in addition to introductory and concluding/synthesis chapters, it advances the 2 fields through presenting new conceptual and methodological techniques towards integrating land switch technology and political ecology.

The booklet additionally identifies components of basic distinction and confrontation among fields. those theoretical contributions may also help a iteration of younger researchers refine their learn methods and may improve a debate between demonstrated students in geography, land-use reviews, and sustainability science that has been developing since the early 2000s. At an empirical point, case experiences concentrating on sustainable improvement are incorporated from Africa, principal and South the United States, and Southeast Asia. the categorical subject matters addressed contain tropical deforestation, swidden agriculture, mangrove forests, gender, and loved ones issues.

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