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Energy and Power

One of our most developed Physical Sciences areas, Cambridge Scholars Publishing’s books on Energy and Power focus on the theory, practice, and history of nuclear science and the development of renewable and alternative technologies. Our titles also reach into the practicalities of energy policy, economics, and conservation, with a wider commitment to encouraging the use of sustainable and accessible energy technologies.

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Current Trends in Human Ecology

An exercise of interdisciplinarity at the crossroads of humans and the environment--this could be one definition of human ecology, as it is demonstrated within this book. Examples of different branches of human ecology are shown as feasible alternatives to understand the interactions of human culture and behaviour with the natural ...
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Disasters, Culture, Politics

The articles in the volume contribute to a relatively new domain of scholarly research – the ecological anthropology, focusing especially on contemporary crises and disasters from different background: natural, social, technological, etc.Based upon expanded field work, in some cases – from a terrain difficult to access, the author...
£39.99

Green Growth

This book examines the theme of globalisation, the environment and the challenges of technology, and elucidates problems raised by these issues, providing a forum for critical reflection in the two domains of theory and practice, on the one hand, and action and power, on the other. With the continuing globalisation of technology, t...
£44.99

Meeting the Challenges of Climate Change to Tourism

As UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has stated, “Climate change is the pre-eminent geopolitical and economic issue of the 21st century. It rewrites the global equation for development, peace and prosperity.” The scientific evidence is clear – climate change is happening and the exposure to weather-related disasters such as heat wav...
£54.99

New Social Movements, Class, and the Environment

New Social Movements, Class, and the Environment explores the history of Greenpeace Canada from 1971 to 2010 and its relationship to the working class. In order to understand the ideology behind Greenpeace, the author investigates its structure, personnel, and actions. The case study illustrates important contradictions between new...
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Ninety Years of the Abruzzo National Park 1922-2012

On September 9th, 2012, the Abruzzo National Park – now Abruzzo, Latium and Molise National Park – celebrated its ninetieth birthday. It is – along with the Gran Paradiso National Park – the oldest protected area in Italy and one of the oldest in Europe. The colloquium held in Pescasseroli in May 2012, on which this volume is based...
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The Future of Post-Human Performing Arts

Are the performing arts really supposed to be so radical that, as John Cage once said in the context of music, “there is no noise, only sound,” since “he argued that any sounds we can hear can be music”? (WK 2007a; D. Harwood 1976)This radical tradition in performing arts, with music as an example here, can be contrasted with an op...
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The Future of Post-Human War and Peace

Is peace really so precious that it is popularly viewed in irenology (peace studies) of our time as “natural” and “a prime force in human behavior”—whereas war, its opposite, is instead condemned as “sinful” and “not” natural? In fact, there is even the prestigious Nobel “peace” prize to be awarded to those who contribute to world ...
£49.99

Cartographies of Nature

The ascendancy of border studies in the last two decades or so, and the burgeoning work on nature and society neither drew attention to ecological theories of borders nor capitalised on nature as a useful avenue through which border research could be advanced. This volume fills this void by engaging with the following key questions...
£44.99

Managing the Environmental Crisis in Ghana

Due to the strong inroads that Western scientism and Western Christianity have made in Africa as a result of colonialism, post-colonial African governments have tended to rely solely on Western scientific conservation epistemologies and models to the neglect of those of the Indigenous African peoples in addressing their environment...
£47.99

Why does Evolution Matter? The Importance of Understanding Evolution

Evolution is not merely a chapter in biology textbooks; rather, it is the mesh that embraces and connects every biological phenomenon; indeed, as Dobzhansky pointed out, nothing in biology could be understood without the evolutionary logic. The contents of this book highlight the importance of evolution in applied biological scienc...
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