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Other research product . 2020

Understanding Global Change: From Documentation and Collaboration to Social Transformation

Pennesi, Karen E;
Open Access
Published: 01 Jan 2020
Publisher: Scholarship@Western
Country: Canada
Abstract

The conclusion to the book situates the chapters within four programs of anthropological research on climate change: (1) documentation of local impacts of and adaptations to climate change, (2) connections to socioeconomic and political contexts, (3) collaborations with nonanthropologists, and (4) activism and social transformation. The final section notes the persistent challenges to creating positive change and meaningful research outcomes. It highlights some examples of success and outlines future directions for politically engaged anthropological work around climate change.

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climate change, collaborative research, environment, anthropology, democratization, decolonizing research, African Studies, Anthropology, Asian Studies, Biodiversity, Environmental Studies, Human Geography, Latin American Studies, Nature and Society Relations, Social and Cultural Anthropology

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