Human-Nature Interactions in the Anthropocene: Potentials of Social-Ecological Systems Analysis

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Marion Glaser, Gesche Krause, Beate M.W. Ratter, Martin Welp
Routledge, Jun 25, 2012 - Social Science - 268 pages
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This book deals with the potentials of social-ecological systems analysis for resolving sustainability problems. Contributors relate inter- and transdisciplinary perspectives to systemic dynamics, human behavior and the different dimensions and scales. With a problem-focused, sustainability-oriented approach to the analysis of human-nature relations, this text will be a useful resource for scholars of human and social ecology, geography, sociology, development studies, social anthropology and natural resources management.


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Marion Glaser is an environmental sociologist at the Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology (ZMT), Bremen, Germany.

Gesche Krause is a coastal geographer at the Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology (ZMT), Bremen, Germany.

Beate M.W. Ratter is professor for Integrative Geography at the Institute of Geography, University of Hamburg and holds a joint position as head of the Department of Human Dimension of Coastal Areas at the Institute of Coastal Research, Helmholtz Centre Geesthacht.

Martin Welp is Professor for Socioeconomics and Communication at the Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development.

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