Human Ecology: Basic Concepts for Sustainable Development

Human Ecology: Basic Concepts for Sustainable Development

by Gerald G Marten

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781136535017
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/23/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 256
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Gerald G Marten is a professor at the School of Policy Studies, Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan, and author of Traditional Agriculture in Southeast Asia.

Table of Contents

Introduction * Populations and Feedback Systems * Human Population * Ecosystems and Social Systems as Complex Adaptive Systems * Ecosystem Organization * Ecological Succession * Coevolution and Coadaptation of Human Social Systems and Ecosystems * Ecosystem Services * Perceptions of Nature * Unsustainable Human-Ecosystem Interaction * Sustainable Human-Ecosystem Interaction * Examples of Ecologically Sustainable Development * Glossary * Further Reading

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