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Author Bender, Helena.
Title Reshaping environments : an interdisciplinary approach to sustainability in a complex world / edited by Helena Bender.
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Published Port Melbourne, Vic. : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Description xiii, 401 pages, 8 unnumberd pages of plates : illustrations (some colour), maps ; 26 cm.
text
unmediated
volume
Notes Includes index.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Reshaping environments - an opportunity for envisioning the future / Helena Bender -- Costa Rica's dry north-west: a region in transition / Blythe McLennan -- Reshaping land transport in Singapore: a policy perspective / Sun Sheng Han -- Evaluating different ways of managing forested landscapes / Kathryn Williams, Rebecca Ford, Ian Bishop and Eric Smith -- Changing the landscape management paradigm with farmers: a story of community-based resource management in the 'Heartbreak Hills', Victoria, Australia / Ruth Beilin -- Meeting development goals without blowing your carbon budget / Graham Moore -- The EGLE has landed: architecture reshaping schools for environmentally sustainable and effective learning / Dominique Hes -- Reshaping the Murray-Darling Basin, Australia: progress in river basin management / Michael Stewardson and Edward Maltby -- Burning questions: researching the meaning of fire in the Australian landscape / Ruth Beilin and Blythe McLennan -- Critique, analysis and reflection in the study of reshaping environments / Anna Bailey -- Working with complex issues in group situations / Roger Hadgraft and Helena Bender -- Understanding research methodology / Kate Judith -- An interdisciplinary approach / Clinton Golding -- Conceptualising change: complexity, post-normal science, uncertainty and risk / Ruth Beilin -- Sustainability: a model for the future / Helena Bender, Kate Judith and Ruth Beilin -- Human needs and norms: some concepts for exploring sustainable human-environment relationships Kathryn Williams / Conceptualising and thinking about environmental systems / Graham Moore -- Why scale matters / Blythe McLennan and Graham Moore.
Summary Reshaping Environments: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Sustainability in a Complex World draws together a team of specialist authors from disciplines including urban planning, social sciences, engineering and environmental science to examine the diverse influences humans have upon the natural environment.
Reshaping Environments: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Sustainability in a Complex World draws together a team of specialist authors from disciplines including urban planning, social sciences, engineering and environmental science to examine the diverse influences humans have upon the natural environment. Author from University Melb.
Subject Sustainability and the environment.
Nature -- Effect of human beings on.
Human ecology.
Environmental protection.
Sustainability.
Other Subject Australian
Other Author Bender, Helena, editor.
ISBN 9781107688667 (paperback)
Dewey 304.2
Class No RB 10844
Bib Util 48216891 49683746