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By Manuel González de Molina,Víctor M. Toledo

ISBN-10: 331906357X

ISBN-13: 9783319063577

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Over this final decade, the idea that of Social Metabolism has won status as a theoretical tool for the necessary research, to such an volume that there at the moment are dozens of researchers, hundreds of thousands of articles and several other books that experience followed and use this idea. even if, there's a good deal of kind by way of definitions and interpretations, in addition to varied methodologies round this idea, which prevents the consolidation of a unified box of latest wisdom. the basic target of the publication is to behavior a overview of the previous and current utilization of the concept that of social metabolism, its origins and heritage, in addition to the most currents or faculties that exist round this idea. whilst, the reports and discussions integrated are utilized by the authors as beginning issues to attract conclusions and suggest a idea of socio-ecological transformations.

The theoretical and methodological concepts of this e-book contain a contrast of 2 forms of metabolic procedures: tangible and intangible; the research of the social metabolism at varied scales (in area and time) and a conception of socio-ecological switch overcoming the basically “systemic” or “cybernetic” nature of traditional techniques, giving specific protagonism to collective action.

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