Show simple item record Whitehead, M. Jones, Rhys Alwyn Jones, Martin Russell 2008-12-15T09:41:33Z 2008-12-15T09:41:33Z 2007-04-05
dc.identifier.citation Whitehead , M , Jones , R A & Jones , M R 2007 , The nature of the state: excavating the political ecologies of the modern state . Oxford University Press . en
dc.identifier.isbn 0199271895
dc.identifier.other PURE: 95430
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dc.identifier.other RIS: urn:4A273792515A59229708AF265407A17D
dc.description Whitehead, M., Jones, R., Jones, M. (2007). The Nature of the State: Excavating the political Ecologies of the Modern State, Oxford University Press, 248pp en
dc.description.abstract The twin categories of the state and nature collectively embody some of the most fundamental reference points around which our lives and thinking are organized. Despite their combined significance, however, the complex relationships that exist between modern states and nature remain under-theorized and are relatively unexplored. Through a detailed study of different sites, moments, and framing strategies The Nature of the State challenges the ways in which geographers and social scientists approach the study of state-nature relations. The authors analyse different instances of state-nature interaction from all over the world, considering the geo-politics of resource conflicts, the operation of natural history museums, the organizational practices of environmental departments and ministries, the regulation of genetic science, and contemporary forms of state intervention within issues of climate change. Introducing original research into the different institutional, spatial, and temporal strategies used by states to frame the natural world this book provides a critical overview of the latest political and ecological theories and addresses a wide range of pressing socio-environmental debates. en
dc.format.extent 248 en
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Oxford University Press
dc.rights en
dc.title The nature of the state: excavating the political ecologies of the modern state en
dc.type /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/researchoutputtypes/bookanthology/book en
dc.contributor.institution Department of Geography and Earth Sciences en

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