Contested natures: Rethinking how environments matter to people - Discussion

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Show simple item record Goodall, Heather Byrne, Denis van Dooren, Thom 2010-07-16T02:29:02Z 2012-12-15T03:12:39Z 2010-07-16T02:29:02Z 2012-12-15T03:12:39Z 2010-06-16
dc.description Open discussion session with the three speakers. Discussant - Dr Jodi Frawley. Jodi Frawley is a CCS associate. She is an environmental historian with research interests in transnationalism and history of science and technology as they relate to environmental change. en
dc.description.abstract Each of the papers in this session revolves around a central case study that explores a group of people’s relationships with their local environment: conservationists’ efforts to protect the endangered colony of little penguins living around Manly in Sydney Harbour from various predators; controversy over the growth of mangroves on the middle Georges River from 1950 to 1970; and the manner in which popular religion in Southeast Asia construes nature as a realm of the supernatural. All three papers are particularly concerned with the various ways in which these environments, and the relationships between the people, other animals, and trees that constitute them, have been or might be classified and understood. In addition to exploring modes of thought, however, the papers in this session also explore the real world consequences for livelihoods and conservation of these various ways of thinking about nature. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher UTS Cosmopolitan Civil Societies Research Centre
dc.relation.ispartofseries CCS Seminar Series 2010;4
dc.subject value en
dc.subject community en
dc.subject environment en
dc.title Contested natures: Rethinking how environments matter to people - Discussion en
dc.type Recording, oral en
utslib.copyright.status Open Access

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