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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 likely one of the such a lot urgent issues of the twenty first century. Explored via an array of severe methods, this ebook brings jointly case stories from around the globe to give major state-of-the-art study into political ecologies as they relate to multi-form contestations over environments, assets and livelihoods.

Covering a number of concerns, similar to well known discourses of environmental 'collapse', weather swap, water source struggles, displacement, agro-food landscapes and mapping applied sciences, this edited quantity works to supply a extensive and important realizing of the narratives and guidelines extra subtly shaping and being formed by way of underlying environmental conflicts.

By exploring the power-laden procedures through which 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 augment efforts to barter extra sustainable environments and livelihoods.

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