Bioregionalism

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Psychology Press, 1999 - Nature - 231 pages
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Bioregionalism is the first book to explain the theoretical and practical dimensions of bioregionalism from an interdisciplinary standpoint, focusing on the place of bioregional identity within global politics. Leading contributors from a broad range of disciplines introduce this exciting new concept as a framework for thinking about indigenous peoples, local knowledge, globalization, science, global environmental issues, modern society, conservation, history, education and restoration. Bioregionalism's emphasis on place and community radically changes the way we confront human and ecological issues.
 

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Contents

PART II
5
A story from many voices
13
Thinking about bioregional history
43
Boundary creatures and bounded spaces
61
Bioregional possibilities in Vermont
81
Bioregionalism civil society and global environmental governance
101
Toward a cosmopolitan bioregionalism
121
PART III
139
Pragmatic
157
The role of education and ideology in the transition from
191
Reestablishing an ecology of shared
205
Index
223
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Michael McGinnis is Director and Postdoctoral Researcher at the Ocean and Coastal Policy Center, University of California, Santa Barbara.

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