Ecocultural Conversations: Bridging the Human-Nature Divide through Connective Communication Practices

@inproceedings{Dickinson2016EcoculturalCB,
  title={Ecocultural Conversations: Bridging the Human-Nature Divide through Connective Communication Practices},
  author={Elizabeth Dickinson},
  year={2016}
}
  • Elizabeth Dickinson
  • Published 2016
  • Sociology
  • ABSTRACTScholars have long argued that various modern, Western cultures have come to conceptualize “the environment” as a separate, ordered, and submissive entity. A problematic human–nature divide stems from this rational view, resulting in environmental degradation. Yet, humans and other-than-humans regularly interrupt these ordered, rational framings. Through a qualitative examination of a K–12 state forest conservation education program, I use a transhuman, materialist communication… CONTINUE READING

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