This exciting book, Inhuman Nature, offers to make good the defect by exploring how human induced changes impact upon planetary process. The book:
- Provides a much needed in-depth inquiry into the volatile relationship between human life and the physical earth
- Considers the social and political implications of consistently thinking of the earth as a dynamic planet
- Asks what we can learn from natural catastrophes
- Brings together an inter-disciplinary perspective using data from Sociology, Political Science, Philosophy and Earth / Life Sciences
The result is a landmark work that will be of interest to readers across the Social Sciences and Humanities as well as Geography and Environmental Studies.