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Anthropology and climate change : from actions to transformations / edited by Susan A. Crate and Mark Nuttall.
New York Routledge,
2016. 016
450 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Previous edition published 2009.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
(3z(BThe first edition of Anthropology and Climate Change (2009) pioneered the study of climate change through the lens of anthropology, covering the relation between human cultures and the environment from prehistoric times to the present.(S3(B (S2(BThe new edition: introduces new (S2(Bfoundational(S3(B chapters?laying out what anthropologists know about climate change today, new theoretical and practical perspectives, insights gleaned from sociology, and international efforts to study and curb climate change?making the volume a perfect introductory textbook; presents a series of case studies?both new case studies and old ones updated and viewed with fresh eyes?with the specific purpose of assessing climate trends; provides a close look at how climate change is affecting livelihoods, especially in the context of economic globalization and the migration of youth from rural to urban areas; expands coverage to England, the Amazon, the Marshall Islands, Tanzania, and Ethiopia; re-examines the conclusions and recommendations of the first volume, refining our knowledge of what we do and do not know about climate change and what we can do to adapt.(S3(B--Back cover.
9781629580005 (hardback : alk. paper) 9781629580012 (paperback : alk. paper);
pt. 1. Building foundations of anthropology and climate change -- Climate knowledge: assemblage, anticipation, action / Kirsten Hastrup -- The concepts of adaptation, vulnerability, and resilience in the anthropology of climate change: considering the
case of displacement and migration / Anthony Oliver-Smith -- Apocalypse nicked! Stolen rhetoric in early geoengineering advocacy / Clare Heyward and Steve Rayner -- Complex systems and multiple crises of energy / John Urry -- Entangled futures: anthropology's engagement with global change research / Eduardo S. Brondizio -- pt. 2. Assessing encounters old and new -- Gone with cows and kin? Climate, globalization, and youth alienation in Siberia / Susan A. Crate -- Climate change in Leukerbad and beyond: re-visioning our cultures of energy and environment / Sarah Strauss -- Storm warnings: an anthropological focus on community resilience in the face of climate change in Southern Bangladesh / Timothy J. Finan and Md. Ashiqur Rahman -- Correlating local knowledge with climatic data: Porgeran experiences of climate change in Papua New Guinea / Jerry K. Jacka -- Speaking again of climate change: an analysis of climate change discourses in Northwestern Alaska / Elizabeth Marino and Peter Schweitzer -- Too little and too late: what to do about climate change in the Torres Strait? / Donna Green -- Shifting tides: climate change, migration, and agency in Tuvalu / Heather Lazrus -- The politics of rain: Tanzanian farmers' discourse on climate and political disorder / Michael Sheridan -- Cornish weather and the phenomenology of light: on anthropology and "Seeing" / Tori L. Jennings -- Making sense of climate change: global impacts, local responses, and anthropogenic dilemmas in the Peruvian Andes / Karsten Paerregaard -- Climate change beyond the "Environmental": the Marshallese case / Peter Rudiak-Gould -- "This is not science fiction": Amazonian narratives of climate change / David Rojas -- pt. 3. Refining anthropological actions -- Fostering resilience in a changing sea-ice context: a Grant Maker's perspective / Anne Henshaw -- Is a sustainable consumer culture possible? / Richard Wilk -- "Climate skepticism" inside the Beltway and across the Bay / Shirley J. Fiske -- When adaptation is not enough: between the "Now and then" of community-led resettlement / Kristina Peterson and Julie Koppel Maldonado -- Narwhal hunters, seismic surveys, and the middle ice: monitoring environmental change in Greenland's Melville Bay / Mark Nuttall -- Insuring the rain as climate adaptation in an Ethiopian Agricultural Community / Nicole D. Peterson and Daniel Osgood -- Pedagogy and climate change / Chris Hebdon, Myles Lennon, Francis Ludlow, Amy Zhang, and Michael R. Dove -- Bridging knowledge and action on climate change: institutions, translation, and anthropological engagement / Noor Johnson -- Escaping the double bind: from the management of uncertainty toward integrated climate research / Werner Krauss -- Epilogue: encounters, actions, transformations / Susan A. Crate and Mark Nuttall.
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