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Meshworks and the Making of Climate Places in the European Alps

A Framework for Ethnographic Research on the Perceptions of Climate Change

Sophie Elixhauser, Stefan Böschen, and Katrin Vogel

differences in their specific characteristics due to diverging historical and political developments—both on a regional and on a national level—and their specific natural, social, and cultural environments and regional identity politics. The theme of water is

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Ariela Zycherman

overarching scale of analysis that measures national rates of land cover change as well as regional trends. What is common through this chapter of Brazil’s deforestation saga is that both policy and economic trends have been central to the narrative; they are

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Natural Resources by Numbers

The Promise of “El uno por mil” in Ecuador’s Yasuní-ITT Oil Operations

Amelia Fiske

, but as a means to transform Ecuadorian society by giving visibility to a new form of national patrimony and opening possibilities for redefining social consciousness and collective identity: Ecuador seeks to transform old notions of economics and the

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Seumas Bates

literature corpuses, particularly when excellent reviews already exist ( Button 2010 ; Hoffman and Oliver-Smith 2002 ; National Research Council 2006 ; Tierney and Oliver-Smith 2012 ). However, it is useful to highlight certain theoretical assumptions and

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Hunting for Justice

An Indigenous Critique of the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation

Lauren Eichler and David Baumeister

a European standard of fair chase in hunting” (2013: 449). While Mahoney and Jackson sketch this history with the NAM explicitly in mind, the link between hunting, conservation, and the history of the emergence of an American national identity is

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Shubhi Sharma, Rachel Golden Kroner, Daniel Rinn, Camden Burd, Gregorio Ortiz, John Burton, Angus Lyall, Pierre du Plessis, Allison Koch, Yvan Schulz, Emily McKee, Michael Berman, and Peter C. Little

attribute these crises to inequality in local, national, and global social structures. Downey, as a macro-structural environmental sociologist (MSES), opines that local, national, and global social structures are to be blamed for social and environmental

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Donna Houston, Diana McCallum, Wendy Steele, and Jason Byrne

to act has been accepted only relatively recently and a fragile national agenda for mitigation and adaptation is slowly emerging. State and especially local governments have, to various extents, been developing their own approaches to the problem

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Decolonizing Development in Diné Bikeyah

Resource Extraction, Anti-Capitalism, and Relational Futures

Melanie K. Yazzie

Development, Decolonization, and National Liberation With this article, I hope to make a significant contribution both to the traditions of Diné resistance that seek to carry Diné life into the future and to the careful scholarly work that has been

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Michael Sheridan

simply a social relationship, but rather “a vast field of cultural as well as social relations … symbolic as well as the material contexts within which things are recognized and personal as well as collective identities are made” ( Hann 1998: 5

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Rethinking Adaptation

Emotions, Evolution, and Climate Change

Debra J. Davidson

. Today, in-group/out-group dynamics are complex, and group boundaries are more flexible than they have been historically. Even national identity is not static but rather derived through a dynamic relational process ( Lamont and Molnár 2002 ). Cooperation