Understanding human ecology : a systems approach to sustainability / Robert Dyball and Barry Newell.

By: Dyball, RobContributor(s): Newell, BarryMaterial type: TextTextPublisher: London ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2015Copyright date: �2015Description: xix, 214 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781849713825 (hardback); 9781849713832 (paperback)Subject(s): Nature -- Effect of human beings on | Human ecology | Ecosystem management | Sustainability | NATURE / EcologyLOC classification: GF75 DYBSummary: "From climate change to world poverty, we are currently facing a vast array of complex challenges which are part of an inter-related web of social and natural systems. Human ecology provides an approach to these problems, a way to understand them holistically and to manage them more effectively. This book offers a coherent conceptual framework for Human Ecology - a clear method for interpreting the many systems we are part of and the problems we face. Blending natural, social and cognitive sciences with dynamical systems theory, the book offers important systems approaches for anyone looking to manage these complex problems and the transition to sustainability"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

"From climate change to world poverty, we are currently facing a vast array of complex challenges which are part of an inter-related web of social and natural systems. Human ecology provides an approach to these problems, a way to understand them holistically and to manage them more effectively. This book offers a coherent conceptual framework for Human Ecology - a clear method for interpreting the many systems we are part of and the problems we face. Blending natural, social and cognitive sciences with dynamical systems theory, the book offers important systems approaches for anyone looking to manage these complex problems and the transition to sustainability"-- Provided by publisher.

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