Rethinking Nature: Challenging Disciplinary Boundaries

Rethinking Nature: Challenging Disciplinary Boundaries


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ISBN-13: 9781138214934
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/16/2017
Series: Routledge Environmental Humanities Series
Pages: 282
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Aurélie Choné is Associate Professor in German Cultural Studies at the Faculty of World Languages and Cultures, University of Strasbourg, France.

Isabelle Hajek is Associate Professor in Sociology at the Institute for Urbanism and Regional Development, University of Strasbourg, France.

Philippe Hamman is Professor of Sociology at the Institute for Urbanism and Regional Development, University of Strasbourg, France.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Rethinking the idea of nature

Aurélie Choné, Isabelle Hajek & Philippe Hamman

Part I – Values and actions

1 Environmental ethics

Catherine Larrère

2 Ecosophy

Hicham-Stéphane Afeissa

3 Ecospirituality

Aurélie Choné

4 Ecopsychology

Dennis L. Merritt

Part II – Writings and representations

5 The aesthetics of nature

Nathalie Blanc

6 Ecocriticism

Emmanuelle Peraldo

7 Epistemocritical perspectives on nature

Laurence Dahan

Part III – Movements, activism and societies

8 From Lebensreform to political ecology

Catherine Repussard

9 Ecofeminism

Margot Lauwers

10 From environmental sociology to ecosociologies

Graham Woodgate

11 From anthropogeography to ethnoecology

Éric Navet

Part IV – Renewed ecologies

12 Rethinking rural nature in the era of ecocide

Owain Jones

13 Urban ecology

Isabelle Hajek and Jean-Pierre Lévy

14 Nature, environment, health

Lionel Charles

15 Sustainable urbanism

Philippe Hamman

16 Industrial ecology

Nicolas Buclet

17 The ecosystem services paradigm

Roldan Muradian

Part V – Human–animal

18 Ecocide, ethnocide and civilizations

Éric Navet

19 Animal studies

Roland Borgards

20 Constructing an animal history

Éric Baratay

21 Environmental humanities

Sabine Wilke

Conclusion: How nature matters

Aurélie Choné, Isabelle Hajek and Philippe Hamman

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