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Advances in Human Ecology Vol: 2

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23 Dec 1992
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
300 pages - 150 x 230 x 16mm
Advances in Human Ecology


Part of a series which covers advances and progress in the field of human ecology, this volume discusses such topics as: the components of socioecological organization; social entropy theory; and, minimum data for comparative human ecological studies; among other topics.
Preface, Lee Freese; components of socioecological organization - tools, resources, energy and power, Marvin E. Olsen; a socioecological perspective on social evolution, Marvin E. Olsen; sociology, human ecology and ecology, Curtis E. Beus; social entropy theory - an application of nonequilibrium thermodynamics in human ecology, Kenneth E. Bailey; sustainable regional development - a path for the greenhouse marathon, Carlo C. Jaeger; technological risk evaluation and management - a case for populist reform, Kristin Shrader-Frechette; minimum data for comparative human ecological studies - examples from studies in Amazonia, Emilio F. Moran; the elementary forms of the first proto-human society - an ecological/social network of approach, A.R. Maryanski.

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