Environmental Social Sciences: Methods and Research Designby Ismael Vaccaro
A comprehensive summary of interdisciplinary social methods and research strategies for analysis of the complex relationship between environments and societies.See more details below
A comprehensive summary of interdisciplinary social methods and research strategies for analysis of the complex relationship between environments and societies.
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Table of Contents
1. Introduction E. A. Smith and I. Vaccaro; 2. People, numbers, and natural resources: demography in environmental research O. Beltran; 3. Production decisions and time allocation: a guide to data collection R. Hames; 4. Analyzing the politics of natural resources: from theories of property rights to institutional analysis and beyond A. Poteete; 5. Extreme events, tipping points and vulnerability: methods in political economy of environment E. C. Jones; 6. Local communities and natural resources: ethnobiology in practice L. Zanotti, D. Glover and J. Sepez; 7. Mapping histories: cultural landscapes and walkabout methods V. Strang; 8. Metaphors and myths in news reports of an Amazonian lost tribe: society, environment and literary analysis C. Slater; 9. Water decision-makers in a desert city: text analysis and environmental social science Amber Wutich and C. Gravlee; 10. Linking human and natural systems: social networks, environment and ecology J. Johnson and D. Griffith; 11. Khat commodity chains in Madagascar: multi-sited ethnography at multiple scales L. Gezon; 12. Spatio-temporal methodologies in environmental anthropology: geographic information systems, remote sensing, landscape changes and local knowledge E. Brondizio and R. R. Chowdhury; 13. Deep time, diachronic change, and the integration of multi-scalar data: archaeological methods for exploring human-environment dynamics E. Jones; 14. Comparing trajectories of climate, class and production: an historical ecology of American yeomen M. Scholl, D. N. Murray and C. L. Crumley; 15. Anthropology and natural resource management: methodological integrations S. Aswani.
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