exam review - 1. 'Cultural ecology a. Studies the...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
1. 'Cultural ecology a. Studies the relationship between a given society and its natural environment, the life- forms and ecosystems that support its life ways. i. Diachronically 1. Studying over the long run. 2. Different epochs ii. Synchronically 1. Studying the present 2. Short period of time. b. Physical environment that affects culture. i. Environmental determinism 1. Mildly but the approach has value in the types of situations in which they occur c. Conceptual framework i. Organization of both research and teaching that crosscuts old subject/disciplinary divisions. ii. Bring different types of scientists together to answer questions. 1. Mixing of perspectives d. Coupled human and natural systems i. How do humans effect there environment, and how does the environment affect humans. 1. “feedback” e. Time change and evolution i. Current understandings of the origins and age of humans and other animal and plant and adoptions spring from 1. Geology a. Bishop ussher i. Slow to see the antiquity of the earth
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
b. Catastrophim
Background image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 05/02/2010 for the course ISS 220 taught by Professor Bailey during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

Page1 / 5

exam review - 1. 'Cultural ecology a. Studies the...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online