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Writing Environments
Writing Environments (February 2005)
Sidney I. Dobrin - Editor
Christopher J. Keller - Editor

Including interviews with several of America's leading environmental writers, this volume addresses the intersections between writing and nature.

Writing Environments
addresses the intersections between writing and nature through interviews with some of America's leading environmental writers. Those interviewed include Rick Bass, Cheryll Glotfelty, Annette Kolodny, Max Oelschlaeger, Simon J. Ortiz, David Quammen, ...(Read More)
 
 
Educating for a Culture of Social and Ecological Peace
Educating for a Culture of Social and Ecological Peace (August 2004)
Anita L. Wenden - Editor

Examines the overlapping aims, values, and concepts in peace and environmental education.

Acknowledging the dual notions of danger and opportunity that present themselves in contemporary social and ecological crises, this book explores how both peace and environmental education can transform the way we think and what we value. The book outlines the link between social violence and ecological degradation and the need to e...(Read More)
 
 
Sustainability and Spirituality
Sustainability and Spirituality (August 2004)
John E. Carroll - Author
Bill McKibben - Foreword by

Argues that true sustainability must be based in spirituality and looks at religious communities dedicated to the environment.

This groundbreaking book explores the inherent interconnectedness of sustainability and spirituality, acknowledging the dependency of one upon the other. John E. Carroll contends that true ecological sustainability, in contrast to the cosmetic attempts at sustainability we see around us, quest...(Read More)
 
 
Globalization and the Environment
Globalization and the Environment (August 2004)
Greening Global Political Economy
Gabriela Kutting - Author

Examines how globalization and the environment are connected issues.

This groundbreaking study brings together economic globalization and the environment as never before. Gabriela Kütting argues for an "eco-holistic" approach that merges social, political, economic, and environmental analysis, so that a globalizing political economy may be understood in relation to environmental and social concerns. Key...(Read More)
 
 
Art Nature Dialogues
Art Nature Dialogues (June 2004)
Interviews with Environmental Artists
John K. Grande - Author
Edward Lucie-Smith - Foreword by

Environmental artists from Europe and North America talk about their work.

Art Nature Dialogues offers interviews with artists working with, in, and around nature and the environment. The interviews explore art practices, ecological issues, and values as they pertain to the siting of works, the use of materials, and the ethics of artmaking. John K. Grande includes interviews with Hamish Fulton, David Nash, Bob Ve...(Read More)
 
 
A Parliament of Science
A Parliament of Science (September 2003)
Science for the 21st Century
Michael Tobias - Editor
Teun Timmers - Editor
Gill Wright - Editor

Interviews with scientific leaders focus on the challenges, promises, and perils of science and technology.

Based on interviews with eighteen prominent scientists and public policymakers from around the globe, A Parliament of Science provides a rich overview of the challenges, promises, and perils of science and technology in the twenty-first century. What can we hope for? What must we fear? How can scie...(Read More)
 
 
A Religion of Nature
A Religion of Nature (August 2002)
Donald A. Crosby - Author

An eloquent case for regarding nature itself as the focus of religion—as the metaphysical ultimate deserving religious commitment.

The beauty, sublimity, and wonder of nature have been justly celebrated in all of the religious traditions of the world, but usually these traditions have focused on beings or powers presumed to lie behind nature, providing nature’s ultimate explanation and meaning. In a radical d...(Read More)
 
 
Environmental Conflict
Environmental Conflict (August 2002)
In Search of Common Ground
Jeffrey J. Pompe - Author
James R. Rinehart - Author

Explores how economics can help solve environmental problems.

This straightforward translation of environmental economics discusses issues and concerns that have long-lasting and often substantial effects. The authors bridge the gap between the natural and social sciences by examining how economic decisions interact with the environment. In addition, they explain why economics plays an important role in clarifying env...(Read More)
 
 
Natural Discourse
Natural Discourse (March 2002)
Toward Ecocomposition
Sidney I. Dobrin - Author
Christian R. Weisser - Author

Examines the relationships between language and nature.

The first full-length book to address the relationships between environment and discourse, Natural Discourse explains why and how ecocomposition has become such a critical part of composition studies. Beginning by exploring the roots of ecocomposition, including a history of the use of the term ecocomposition, the book then examines ecological aspects of c...(Read More)
 
 
Land, Value, Community
Land, Value, Community (January 2002)
Callicott and Environmental Philosophy
Wayne Ouderkirk - Editor
Jim Hill - Editor

Leading scholars critically assess the pioneering environmental philosophy of J. Baird Callicott.

Land, Value, Community
provides an in-depth critical study of the theories of J. Baird Callicott, one of the world's foremost environmental philosophers. An international group of scholars representing philosophy, ecology, ecofeminism, Native American studies, political science, and religion studies critically asses...(Read More)
 
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