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  1. Redefining Prosperity

    Edited by Isabelle Cassiers

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    Society today faces a difficult contradiction: we know exactly how the physical limits of our planet are being reached and exactly why we cannot go on as we have before – and yet, collectively, we seem unable to reach crucial decisions for our future in a timely way. This book argues that our...

    Published July 29th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Complexity and Sustainability

    By Jennifer Wells

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    Complex dynamic system studies have been studied explicitly in the natural sciences, and most only implicitly throughout other fields. Yet much great social theory and philosophy is in fact based in complexity, and important concepts like postmodernism, risk, and collapse all stem from complexity....

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Creating a Sustainable Economy

    An Institutional and Evolutionary Approach to Environmental Policy

    Edited by Gerardo Marletto

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    This book is designed for those scholars, students, policy-makers – or just curious readers – who are looking for heterodox thinking on the issue of environmental economics and policy. Contributions to this book draw on multiple streams of institutional and evolutionary economics and help build an...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Hybrid Economic-Environmental Accounts

    Edited by Valeria Costantini, Massimiliano Mazzanti, Anna Montini

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    National Accounting Matrices of Environmental Accounts (NAMEA) tables are used to analyze a range of environmental pressures and economic data resulting from consumption and production patterns – helping us gain a far better notion of the consequences of individuals’, households’ and firms’ actions...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Economic Value of Landscapes

    Edited by C. Martijn van der Heide, Wim Heijman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    This book aims to explore the avenue of landscape economics and provides the building blocks (from different scientific disciplines) for an economic analysis of landscapes. What exactly constitutes and determines the value of a landscape? It focuses on the value of landscapes in its...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Energy Security for the EU in the 21st Century

    Markets, Geopolitics and Corridors

    Edited by José María Marín Quemada, Javier García-Verdugo, Gonzalo Escribano

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    Recent developments like the rising trend in crude oil price, the international economic crisis, the civil revolts in Northern Africa and the Middle East, the nuclear threat in Japan after the tsunami, the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and the economic growth of emerging countries like China and...

    Published June 19th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Metabolic Pattern of Societies

    Where Economists Fall Short

    By Mario Giampietro, Kozo Mayumi, Alevgül H. Sorman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    It is increasingly evident that the conventional scientific approach to economic processes and related sustainability issues is seriously flawed. No economist predicted the current planetary crisis even though the world has now undergone five severe recessions primed by dramatic increases in the...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge

  8. From Bioeconomics to Degrowth

    Georgescu-Roegen's 'New Economics' in Eight Essays

    By Nicolas Georgescu-Roegen

    Edited by Mauro Bonaiuti

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen's (1906-94) most original contribution is his bioeconomic theory. Based on a profound rethinking of the foundations of neoclassical economics, bioeconomics represents a completely new paradigm compared to both the standard and the Marxist approach. Opening economics to...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Great Transition

    By Mauro Bonaiuti

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    Recent events including the financial crisis and the gradual lessening of the planet’s natural resources have raised the fundamental question as to whether the capitalist market system can survive its own contradictions or whether we are witnessing the outset of a profound change in civilization....

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Business Case for Sustainable Finance

    Edited by Iveta Cherneva

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    This edited volume brings together finance industry perspectives from top global institutions, which focus on the bottom line for integrating ESG factors into the operations of the finance industry. Executives and senior practitioners answer the question: 'does following sustainable finance...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge