By Merrill Singer
- Features the newest ethnographic learn from all over the world with regards to the a number of affects of our environment on well-being and of societies on their environments
- Includes contributions from foreign scientific anthropologists, conservationists, environmental specialists, public well-being execs, future health clinicians, and different social scientists
- Analyzes the stipulations of cultural and social transformation that accompany environmental and ecological affects in all components of the world
- Offers serious views on theoretical and methodological developments within the anthropology of environmental wellbeing and fitness, besides destiny instructions within the field
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