New and Published Books
21-30 of 32 results in 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 November 27th 2011 by Routledge
Capabilities, Needs, and Well-being
This groundbreaking new work establishes links between sustainable development, needs, well-being, and the capabilities approach that is central to human development and the United Nations Development Programme. By challenging the role of people in sustainability policy, this collection’s argument...
Published November 27th 2011 by Routledge
Markets, Geopolitics and Corridors
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 November 16th 2011 by Routledge
Where Economists Fall Short
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 October 11th 2011 by Routledge
Input-Output Analysis (IOA) is widely used in the field of ecological economics, industrial ecology, and environmental sciences. Industrial Ecology (IE) and Ecological Economics (EE) are promising and growing fields. IOA plays a crucial role in analyzing the related environmental and resource...
Published August 25th 2011 by Routledge
Cognitive Tools for Expert Collaboration in Social-Ecological Systems
Sustainability is a word that means different things depending on who is using it, thus underlining the potential problems involved in experts from different fields teaming up to tackle sustainability problems. In this book, Janne Hukkinen argues for a reflexive approach to sustainability as a...
Published June 14th 2011 by Routledge
Georgescu-Roegen's 'New Economics' in Eight Essays
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 March 31st 2011 by Routledge
Theory and Empirics
As "business as usual" has become the mantra of today's world, it's unlikely to see a decrease in hazardous waste generated from greater economic growth. Written by renowned experts, the book suggests a solution, supported by theoretical arguments to this waste problem. The book discusses how main...
Published March 24th 2011 by Routledge
Northwest Coast Sustainability
How did one group of indigenous societies, on the Northwest Coast of North America, manage to live sustainably with their ecosystems for over two thousand years? Can the answer to this question inform the current debate about sustainability in today’s social ecological systems? The answer to the...
Published March 9th 2011 by Routledge
Post-Communist Transition and Accession to the European Union
This book looks at agriculture and the environment, placed within the dynamic context of post-communist societal change and entry into the European Union (EU). Scrieciu explores developments in eleven Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries and argues for agriculture’s natural place in these...
Published February 22nd 2011 by Routledge
Waste and Recycling: Theory and Empirics
To Be Published June 29th 2013
The Appropriation of Ecological Space
To Be Published July 17th 2013
Frontiers of Environmental Input-Output Analysis
To Be Published August 29th 2013
The Green Fiscal Mechanism and Reform for Low Carbon Development: East Asia and Europe
To Be Published October 15th 2013
The Great Transition
To Be Published January 29th 2014
Green Industrial Policy in Emerging Countries
To Be Published January 30th 2014
The Economics of Common Pool Property Rights: The Sustainable Economics of Elinor Ostrom
To Be Published February 27th 2014
Peak Oil, Climate Change, and the Limits to China’s Economic Growth
To Be Published March 30th 2014