A Companion to Environmental Geography is the first book to comprehensively and systematically map the research frontier of 'human-environment geography' in an accessible and comprehensive way. * Cross-cuts several areas of a discipline which has traditionally been seen as divided; presenting work by human and physical geographers in the same volume * Presents both the current 'state of the art' research and charts future possibilities for the discipline * Extends the term 'environmental geography' beyond its 'traditional' meanings to include new work on nature and environment by human and physical geographers - not just hazards, resources, and conservation geographers * Contains essays from an outstanding group of international contributors from among established scholars and rising stars in geography
Noel Castree is Professor of Geography at Manchester University, England, and the University of Wollongong, Australia. Editor of Social Nature (2001) and author of Making Sense of Nature (2013), his current research focuses on how people and Earth are represented by expert communities cross the disciplines. David Demeritt is a Reader in Geography at King's College, London. He has published many essays on the politics and practice of environmental science and theories of society-nature relations more generally. Diana Liverman is Co-Director of the Institute of the Environment and Regents Professor of Geography and Development at the University of Arizona. She has published widely on environmental change and policy. Bruce Rhoads is Professor and Chair of the Department of Geography, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and would describe himself as a 'hard core' physical geographer.
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