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The Mutable, the Mythical, and the Managerial: Raven Narratives and the Anthropocene

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The Anthropocene is rooted in the proposition that human activity has disrupted earth systems to the extent that it has caused us to enter a new geological age. We identify three popular discourses of what the Anthropocene means for humanity's future: The Moral Jeremiad admonishes the transgression of planetary boundaries and advocates reductions to live sustainably within Earth's limits; the Technofix Earth Engineer approach depicts the Age of Humanity as an engineering opportunity to be met...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.3167/ares.2015.060105

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Environmental Change Institute
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Politics & Int Relations
Oxford college:
Merton College
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Author
Publisher:
Berghahn Journals Publisher's website
Journal:
Environment and Society Journal website
Volume:
6
Issue:
1
Pages:
66-86
Publication date:
2015-09-01
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EISSN:
2150-6787
ISSN:
2150-6779
Source identifiers:
632266
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pubs:632266
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uuid:56e9c787-dd92-4564-8121-95f52335e1c4
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pubs:632266
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2019-09-09

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