Integral ecology [electronic resource] : uniting multiple perspectives on the natural world / Sean Esbjörn-Hargens and Michael E. Zimmerman ; with case studies by Gail Hochachka, Brian N. Tissot, and Darcy Riddell ; foreword by Marc Bekoff.

Esbjörn-Hargens, Sean.
1st ed.
Boston : Integral Books, 2009.
1 online resource (xxxii, 796 pages, [2] pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), maps.
Human ecology -- Philosophy.
Human beings.
Introduction : Whose environment is it?
Part 1. The historical context and conceptual framework of integral ecology. The return of interiority : redefining the humanity-nature relationship ; It's all about perspectives : the AQAL model ; A developing kosmos ; Developing interiors
Part 2. The what, who, and how of ecological phenomena. Defining, honoring, and integrating the multiple approaches to ecology ; Ecological terrains : the what that is examined ; Ecological selves : the who that is examining ; Ecological research : how we examine
Part 3. The who, how, and what framework applied. Ecological harmony and environmental crisis in a post-natural world ; Practices for cultivating integral ecological awareness ; Integral ecology in action
Part 4. Applications of integral ecology in self, other, and world. Case study I: Integrating interiority in sustainable community development : a case study with San Juan del Gozo community, El Salvador / Gail Hochachka ; Case study II: Integral marine ecology : community-based fishery management in Hawai'i / Brian N. Tissot ; Case study III: Evolving approaches to conservation : integral ecology and Canada's Great Bear Rainforest / Darcy Riddell
Conclusion : the integral ecology advantage
Appendix. 200+ perspectives on NATURE: major, minor, and emerging schools of ecology, environmental studies, and ecological thought.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 671-769) and index.
Electronic reproduction. Ipswich, MA Available via World Wide Web.
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Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Rudolph G. Schmieder Fund.
Zimmerman, Michael E., 1946-
Rudolph G. Schmieder Fund.
9780834824461 (electronic bk.)
0834824469 (electronic bk.)
9781590304662 (hc : alk. paper)
1590304667 (hc : alk. paper)
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