human ecology


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hu·man e·col·o·gy

the relations of people to their total (biologic and social) environment.

human ecology

n.
The branch of sociology that is concerned with studying the relationships between human groups and their physical and social environments.

hu·man e·col·o·gy

(hyū'măn ē-kol'ŏ-jē)
The study and science of the natural world as related to Homo sapiens and the place of the species within the world.
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Searca convened key officials from members of the Searca-initiated Southeast Asian University Consortium (UC) for Graduate Education in Agriculture and Natural Resources that have existing colleges or faculty in human ecology presented their academic programs in human ecology education, research and extension.
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My preliminary aim is to show how to approach reasonably complex problems in the general area of human ecology, involving biological, social cultural, ethical, economical, and political dimensions.
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was compiled by the Edinburgh-based Centre for Human Ecology and has been sent to every MSP.
Applications are now being accepted for the Hazel Taylor Spitze Doctoral Fellowship in Family and Consumer Science Education, sponsored by the College of Human Ecology at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville.
In this population, proposers prove much stingier, and responders more tolerant, than their counterparts in industrialized societies, Henrich reports in an upcoming Human ECOLOGY. Most initial Machiguenga offers range from 15 percent to 25 percent of what represents for them a large sum of money.
The author of this book is the director of the Human Ecology Group at the Swiss Federal Institute for Environmental Science and Technology in Zurich.
A captivated audience experienced fashion, culture and history this fall as Human Ecology's Cornell Costume & Textile Collection hosted a "fashion for a cause" runway show and silent auction at the Prince George Ballroom in New York City in support of the preservation of the collection.
The authors employ perspectives from anthropology, human ecology, and psychology, as well as cognitive science, neurobiology, primatology, evolutionary psychology, and even art history, as they explore the mechanisms and drivers of human cooperation.
BOX: Neu: Band 10 der Edition Humanokologie--Focussing on synergies Higher Education for Sustainable Development (HESD) and Human Ecology (HE) Studies both focus on the interrelationships between people and the environment.