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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Culture, Power, and Environmental Argument. The Czech-Canadian energy researcher Vaclav Smil has found that switching to renewable energy would use up vast amounts of landreversing the land-saving benefits of the Industrial Revolution. My profile in Lund University research portal.
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Alf Hornborg Transformations of kinshipp. Historical and comparative perspectives. Current Anthropology 46 4, There is obviously something problematic about shifting to solar power that goes hornbory corporate obstruction. Why a sustainable economy would have to be multicentric Alf Hornborg Culture and Agriculture29 p.
Implications for a sociometabolic ontology of technology Alf Hornborg Anthropological Theory Energy justice, the nature-society distinction, and time-space appropriation: This will involve confronting conventional ideologies of technological progress and free trade. Learning from the Tiv more. Animism, fetishism, and objectivism as strategies for knowing or not knowing the world Alf Hornborg Ethnos Journal article.
Hornvorg could start by recognising that the economy is not insulated from nature, just as engineering is not insulated from world society.
A proposal for voluntary degrowth by redesigning money for sustainability, justice, and resilience Alf Hornborg Journal of Political Ecology24 p. A proposal for voluntary degrowth by redesigning money for sustainability, justice, and resilience Alf Hornborg European Policy Brief Conference paper.
The prototype that we present has some characteristics that are hornborb, 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 be transformed.
For centuries world trade has increased not only environmental degradation, but also global inequality. Exchange, personhood, and ecological practice Alf Hornborg Negotiating Nature: World-system history and global environmental change Book chapter. Ethnicity in Ancient Amazonia: Read the original article.
Redesigning money to curb globalization: Culture, Power, and Environmental Argument2 p.
Nor are they magical keys to limitless energy. Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems. Journal of Ethnographic Theory. Identity and Ecology in the Margins1 p. Global Environmental History more.
Alf Hornborg – Why you can’t have free trade and save the planet
Alf HornborgLund University. Towards a thermodynamics of imperialism A Hornborg Man, Footprints in the cotton fields: One way to assess the occurrence of unequal exchange hodnborg 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.
The distinction between two separate spheres of exchange would insulate local sustainability and resilience from the deleterious effects of globalization and financial speculation. As an example, we insert four sustainability challenges into the matrix biodiversity loss, climate change, land use changes, water scarcity.
Alf Hornborg – Why you can’t have free trade and save the planet – Brave New Europe
Alf Hornborg and Joan Martinez-Alier. Conversations with Stephen Gudeman The world system unmasked: Euro-American Power and the Return of the Physiocrats more.
Alf Hornborg The Anthropology of Sustainability: Ecologically unequal exchange and ecological debt. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Environmental History as Political Ecology. He received his Ph. Gregory Bateson and ecological understanding” Alf Hornborg Ethnos62 p.
International Journal of Comparative Sociology 50, hkrnborg Antropologi som utsiktsplats och revolution Alf Hornborg Den antropologiska erfarenheten Book chapter. Practices of cosmology and identity.
Greetings friends of Brave New Europe. Environmentalism, ethnicity, and sacred places Alf Hornborg Voices of the Land: To explain it in terms of a lack of capital or in terms of the vast land requirements are two sides of the same coin. World-system history and global environmental changep. Environmental history as political ecology Alf Hornborg Rethinking environmental history: Based on the matrix with the four challenges, we discuss three issues for advancing theory and methodology in SS: Global challenges of sustainability, justice and resilience all demand much more integrated thinking.
Current anthropology 52 4, Accumulation based on symbolic versus intrinsic “productivity”: Moreover, the United Nations Environmental Programme recently warned that the world is heading for ecological disaster unless we use less resources per dollar of economic growth.