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Understanding Society and Natural Resources : Forging New Strands of Integration Across the Social Sciences

Publication year: 2014

ISBN: 978-94-017-8959-2

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In this edited open access book leading scholars from different disciplinary backgrounds wrestle with social science integration opportunities and challenges. This book explores the growing concern of how best to achieve effective integration of the social science disciplines as a means for furthering natural resource social science and environmental problem solving. The chapters provide an overview of the history, vision, advances, examples, and methods that could lead to integration.

Subject: Humanities, Social Sciences and Law, Social Sciences, Geoecology, Natural Processes, Human Geography, Climate change and society, Emerging infectious diseases, Environmental problem solving, Facilitating social science integration, Human sustainability, Humanity and the biosphere (MAHB), Land change research and modelling, Land degradation and desertification, Livelihoods, poverty and conservation, Natural resource social science integration, Representing human individuals, Resouce challenges and conflicts, Risk governance research, Science during crisis, Social ecological systems, Social science integration opportunities and challenges, Solving sustainability challenges, Status of integration, The social-ecological system framework, Water managing