The Power of Narrative in Environmental Networks
|Series title:||American and Comparative Environmental Policy Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Jul 2013|
| Publisher:||MIT Press|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $9.75|
| Book Description: |
For as long has humans have lived in communities, storytelling has bound people to each other and to their environments. In recent times, scholars have noted how social networks arise around issues of resource and ecological management. In this book, Raul Lejano, Mrill Ingram, and Helen Ingram argue that stories, or narratives, play a key role in these networks -- that environmental communities "narrate themselves into existence." The authors propose the notion of the...