By Erle C. Ellis Published by Oxford University Press, 2018 This Very Short Introduction explains the science behind the Anthropocene and the many proposals about when to mark its beginning. Ellis offers an insightful discussion of our role in shaping the planet, and how this will influence our future on many fronts.
Edited by Alf Hornberg and Carole Crumley In this benchmark volume top scholars come together to present state-of-the-art research and pursue a more rigorous framework for understanding and studying the linkages between social and ecological systems. Contributors from a wide spectrum of disciplines, including archaeology, anthropology, geography, ecology, palaeo-science, geology, sociology, and history, present and … Read more
By A. Portes Published by The American Prospect A new breed of immigrant community is breaking down national borders and confounding traditional notions of citizenship.