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  1. The Revaluation of Women's Work

    2nd Edition

    By Sheila Lewenhak

    Series: Environmental and Resource Economics Set

    This book provides a survey and analysis of the different ways in which women's work is valued throughout the world. It challenges the narrow definition of work as paid work, as that excludes so many of women's activities. It looks at ways in which women's worth has been consistently undervalued in...

    Published November 5th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Valuing the Environment

    Six Case Studies

    Edited by Jean-Philippe Barde, David W. Pearce

    Series: Environmental and Resource Economics Set

    This is the second in a pair of economic texts commissioned by the OECD in the field of environmental economics; The Pearce Report: Blueprint for a Green Economy puts the role which monetary evaluation of environmental costs and benefits can play firmly into the public eye. This book goes further...

    Published November 5th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Structural Adjustment, the Environment and Sustainable Development

    By David Reed

    Series: Environmental and Resource Economics Set

    This is a pioneering study which should serve as a model for future research and will to a wide audience' Dharam Ghai, Director United Nations Research Institute for Social Development Structural Adjustment and the Environment (Earthscan, 1992) was the first book to fully examine the effects of '...

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Economic Analysis of the Environmental Impacts of Development Projects

    By John A. Dixon, Richard A. Carpenter, Louise A. Fallon, Paul B. Sherman, Supachit Manipomoke

    Series: Environmental and Resource Economics Set

    It has always been thought that some level of pollution and waste is unavoidable in development projects. But no one has made much effort to quantify and assess the extent of this sort of damage. In this book a group of analysts from the Asian Development Bank and from the East West Center propose...

    Published March 4th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Elephants, Economics and Ivory

    By Edward B. Barbier, Joanne C. Burgess, Timothy M. Swanson, David W. Pearce

    Series: Environmental and Resource Economics Set

    Ivory is big business, and in some parts of Africa elephants have been hunted almost to extinction in the quest for it. The losses to African economies have been catastrophic. Now there is an international ban on the trade and conservation is. the principal goal. This should be a matter for...

    Published March 1st 2013 by Routledge

  6. Dryland Management: Economic Case Studies

    By John A. Dixon, David E. James, Paul B. Sherman

    Series: Environmental and Resource Economics Set

    Drylands are a sizeable part of the world's potentially arable land. They vary from the hyper-arid regions of the classic deserts of Africa and Asia to the more common semi-arid and sub-humid areas that support extensive agricultural systems dependent on rainfall or irrigation. Following their...

    Published March 1st 2013 by Routledge

  7. Wetlands: Market and Intervention Failures

    Four case studies

    By Kerry Turner, Tom Jones

    Series: Environmental and Resource Economics Set

    Wetlands are vital and valuable resources, both as rich and unique wildlife habitats, and for the functions they fulfil - providing flood and sediment control and coastal protection, as carbon sinks and pollution buffers, for their role in storing and recycling nutrients, as well as for their...

    Published October 1st 2009 by Routledge

  8. Forests: Market and Intervention Failures

    Five case studies

    By Soren Wibe, Tom Jones

    Series: Environmental and Resource Economics Set

    The economic value of forest. has long been recognized, but the ways in which that value is calculated and the management policies adopted in consequence have all too often resulted in overuse and irreversible destruction. This is spectacularly obvious around the Mediterranean basin, but it is also...

    Published October 1st 2009 by Routledge

  9. Guests of the Nation

    People of Ireland versus the multinationals

    By Robert Allen, Tara Jones

    Series: Environmental and Resource Economics Set

    The Ireland of the romantic past with it. thatched cottage., rural traditions and literary grace has changed beyond all recognition in the last twenty-five years. It is still one of the least polluted countries in the northern hemisphere, but only just. That, too, could change dramatically in the...

    Published October 1st 2009 by Routledge

  10. Economics of Dryland Management

    By John A. Dixon, David E. James, Paul B. Sherman

    Series: Environmental and Resource Economics Set

    We have always had land in which the agricultural productivity is limited because there is not enough moisture. Systems of farming and burning often degrade dryland further until it is desert. Today, however, the problem is becoming much more serious. Over 20 per cent of the world's population...

    Published October 1st 2009 by Routledge

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