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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Historical and comparative perspectives. World-system history and global environmental changep. The fact that solar panels have recently become less expensive is partly because they are increasingly being manufactured by low-wage labour in Asia.

Javascript is not activated in your browser. My profile in Lund University research portal. Here is a proposal that might be of interest to you: Mistranslating relationism and absolving the market: Dualism and hierarchy in lowland South America: 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 hornbort aforementioned problems, and therefore must be transformed.

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Anthropological perspectivesp. The key focus is on knowledge structuring.

As an example, we insert four sustainability challenges into the matrix biodiversity loss, climate change, land use changes, water scarcity.

This article argues that many destructive aspects of the contemporary global economy are consequences of the use of general-purpose money to organize social and human-environmental relations, and that the political ideals of Ingold, “The perception of the environment: Hill Ethnicity in Ancient Amazonia: Results and reflections Book chapter.


November 25, Mathew D. The Industrial Revolution as time-space appropriation and environmental load displacement Alf Hornborg Recent Developments in Ecological Economicsp.

But this is the same Trump whose decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement also met with massive disapproval. Environmental history as political ecology Alf Hornborg Rethinking environmental history: There is obviously something problematic about shifting to solar power that goes beyond corporate obstruction.

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Journal from the Swedish Research Council Formasp. A good read for the weekend.

World-system history and global environmental change Globalization and the Environment Book. The geology of mankind? But solar panels and wind farms are not merely products of human ingenuity that have been revealed to us by nature. To read the review please click here To view xlf […]. Notwithstanding the good and very important actions taken by groups and individuals in favor of a better world, deterioration at all levels continues to increase dangerously.

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

Culture, Power, and Environmental Argument. Kroll-Smith, “Societies at risk: World-system history and global environmental change Globalization and the Environment Negotiating nature: Environmental Alv as Political Ecology. March 22, Mathew D. Essays on Historical Consciousness, Memory, and Representation9 p. The nine articles discuss theories, methodologies, and empirical case studies pertaining to ecologically unequal exchange, and address its relationship to ecological debt.


Global challenges of sustainability, justice gornborg resilience all demand much more integrated thinking.

Alf Hornborg The Anthropology of Sustainability: Identifikation och tradition i vardagen. Archaeological and Anthropological Perspectives on Tradeoffs. Etnobiologi, antropologi och humanekologi: Journal of the Mental Environment.

A view from Amazonia Alf Hornborg Coast to coast – arrival: Animism, fetishism, and objectivism as strategies for knowing or not knowing the world Alf Hornborg Ethnos Journal article.

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This same ignorance is particularly apparent in the fight against climate change. Toward a system perspective Alf Hornborg The world system and the Earth system: Alf HornborgLund University. World-system history and global environmental change Book chapter.

Being and Acting in Times of Un Certaintyp. Rappaport Accumulation based on symbolic versus intrinsic “productivity”: Some of these materials are rare and expensive and degrade the environment.

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.