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Beyond cultural models of the environment : linking subjectivities of dwelling and power.

Campbell, B. (2010) 'Beyond cultural models of the environment : linking subjectivities of dwelling and power.', in Culture and the environment in the Himalaya. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, pp. 186-203.

Abstract

For many decades the idea of ‘cultural model of the environment’ was a valuable tool for anthropologists and other social scientists to contest the bio-physical realism of natural scientists. If we were to understand how diverse human groups interact with their specific environments, it was not adequate simply to describe the objective features of those environments and human adaptation to them. We could explore what meanings people constructed of their environments, and indeed see how their categorical organisation of the natural world built into distinctive worldviews of human-environmental relationshipi. It seemed in effect there could be no pre-cultural human response to nature.

Item Type:Book chapter
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Publisher Web site:http://www.routledge.com/9780415778831
Publisher statement:This is an Accepted Manuscript of a book chapter published by Routledge in Culture and the environment in the Himalaya on 04/01/2010, available online: http://www.routledge.com/9780415778831
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Date deposited:12 May 2015
Date of first online publication:2010
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