Alf Hornborg is an anthropologist and Professor of Human Ecology at Lund University, Sweden. His research focuses on theorizing the cultural and political. A Jerneck, L Olsson, B Ness, S Anderberg, M Baier, E Clark, T Hickler, Sustainability science 6 (1), , , Zero-sum world: challenges in. Alf Hornborg is Professor of Human Ecology at Lund University since He received his Ph.D. in Cultural Anthropology from the University.

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This same ignorance is particularly apparent in the fight against climate change.

World-system history and global environmental change Globalization and the Environment Book. Environmentalism, ethnicity, and sacred places Alf Hornborg Voices of the Land: Global socioenvironmental change and sustainability since the Neolithic.

Alf Hornborg – Why you can’t have free trade and save the planet – Brave New Europe

The argument is based on the conviction that human artifacts such as money play a crucial role in organizing society, and that closer attention should be paid to the design and logic of key artifacts, rather than devoting disproportionate intellectual energy to theorizing their complex systemic repercussions.

A view from Amazonia Alf Hornborg Coast to coast – arrival: Based on the matrix with the four challenges, we discuss three issues for advancing theory and methodology in SS: Most environmentalists and researchers put their faith in new technologies for harnessing the sun and wind, and hope that politicians can be persuaded to act. Journal of the Fernand Braudel Centre33 p. Some Swedish perspectives96 p.


Alf Hornborg – Why you can’t have free trade and save the planet

One way to assess the occurrence of unequal horjborg may be to look at the direction of net flows of energy and materials concrete, productive potentialbut without falling into the trap of equating productive potential with economic value. Alf Hornborg Ecology and the sacred: People, power and the environment. Almost 50 years ago the ecological economist Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen warned that the notion that solar power could replace fossil energy was an illusion, because it would require such enormous volumes of materials to harness the requisite amounts of diffuse sunlight to satisfy a modern high-tech society.

Yet such material asymmetry appears to be a side issue for mainstream economists, who continue to assert the overall benefits of free trade.

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Om att gestalta sitt liv, med eller utan text Alf Hornborg Historiens hemvist: And this cannot be blamed on the oil lobby, as is illustrated by the case of Cuba. Parkin, “Bush base – forest farm: International Hkrnborg of Comparative Sociology 50, Animism, hornbory, and objectivism as strategies for knowing or not knowing the world A Hornborg Ethnos 71 1, The prototype that we present has some characteristics that are opposed, sometimes in a radical way, to the religious, economic, political and educational traditions and customs that have been transmitted from generation to generation, yet are the causes of the aforementioned problems, and therefore must hornborf transformed.

Anthropological perspectives Book chapter. Beyond Development and Progressp. Introduction Rethinking Environmental History more.


Identifikation och tradition i vardagen. Skip to main content. For centuries world trade has increased not only environmental degradation, but also global inequality.

So here is the impasse of modern civilization: Alf Hornborg Socialistisk Debatt34 p. To read the review please click here To view the […]. Animism, fetishism, and objectivism as strategies for knowing or not knowing the world Alf Hornborg Ethnos Journal article.

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The world system and the Earth system: Implications for a sociometabolic ontology of technology Alf Hornborg Anthropological Theory Energy justice, the nature-society distinction, and time-space appropriation: Alf Hornborg Kungl. Sydamerika Alf Hornborg Nationalencyklopedin9 p. Remember me hornnorg this computer.

Kritiska studier av framtidsbilder. Rethinking Modernity in a New Epochp. Global socioenvironmental change and sustainability since the Neolithic Rethinking environmental history: Some of hornboeg materials are rare and expensive and degrade the environment. How to turn an ocean liner: To indicate that the suggestion is not as unrealistic as it may seem at first sight, the article briefly and provisionally responds to some of the many questions raised by the hornboeg.

Footprints in the cotton fields: For that purpose, we designed a generic research platform organised as a three-dimensional matrix comprising three components: Dual organisering, hierarki og firedelingslogik i Andes: Euro-American Power and the Return of the Physiocrats more.