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After laying out eight principles for understanding human ecology, the book’s chapters build from the smallest scale of connection—our homes—and expand to community scales, regions, nations, and, ultimately, examine global relationships between people and nature. 0000002309 00000 n

Human Ecology offers a succinct introduction to the history of these adaptations within ecosystems: a shared concern among anthropologists, biologists, environmentalists, and the general reader.In the years since this book was first published, the problems that the human species has faced have become more serious.

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The chapters are organized in such a way to facilitate the use of this volume either to teach a course or to introduce an informed reader to the field. Road-tested and refined over a decade of teaching and workshops, the authors have built a clear, inspiring and important framework for anyone approaching the management of complex problems and the transition to sustainability. %%EOF

The ecological rationality of modern society, and of science in particular, is in question. 30 0 obj <> endobj 44 0 obj <>/Filter/FlateDecode/ID[<3D8862DDD8174A28B5221011B633EB98><5754DB72DFE44FC7A0BC110B5A3C5CAE>]/Index[30 32]/Info 29 0 R/Length 82/Prev 57702/Root 31 0 R/Size 62/Type/XRef/W[1 2 1]>>stream 0000001576 00000 n Page: 214. Individuals, families and communities are constantly interacting with their work, social, and personal environments. However, the process has generated a new dependence on nature in the form of complex "socionatural systems," as Bennett calls them, in which human society and behavior are so interlocked with the management of the environment that small changes in the systems can lead to disaster. View: 470. 3 Two Kinds of … Read Understanding Human Ecology online, read in mobile or Kindle. From the notion that the individual person is an agent mediating between society and environment, the individual contributors recognize that the environmental crisis is really a crisis of society - manifesting itself in an increasing fragmentation of lives in general and knowledge in particular.