The Elgar Companion to Geography, Transdisciplinarity and Sustainability

Edited by Fausto O. Sarmiento, Department of Geography, University of Georgia and Larry M. Frolich, Department of Natural Sciences, Miami Dade College, Florida, US

With contributions from top geographers, this Companion frames sustainability as exemplar of transdisciplinary science (critical geography) while improving future scenarios, debating perspectives between rich North/poor South, modern urban/backwards rural, and everything in between. The Companion has five sections that carry the reader from foundational considerations to integrative trends, to resources use and accommodation, to examples highlighting non-traditional pathways, to a postscript about cooperation of the industrialized Earth and a prognosis of the road ahead for the new geographies of sustainability.

‘This Elgar Companion offers a long-awaited combination of geography and sustainability, where the notions of time and scale are brought together with the concept of intra- and inter-generational equity, and the need to underlay this with a transdisciplinary scientific approach that goes way beyond scientific disciplines.’
– Hans Hurni, University of Bern, Switzerland

‘Crossing and connecting a variety of disciplines and scales, from the smallest to the largest, from the most peripheral to the most urban settings, this book is a must for everyone interested in modern geography.’
– Andrea Fischer, Institute for Interdisciplinary Mountain Research of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Austria

2020 448 pp Hardback 978 1 78643 009 0 £185.00 £166.50 $270.00 $243.00

Elgaronline 978 1 78643 010 6

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