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31-38 of 38 results in Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics
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
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
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
The uplands are a crucial source of ecosystem services, such as water provision, carbon retention, maintenance of biodiversity, provision of recreation value and cultural heritage. This puts them in the focus of both environmental and social scientists as well as practitioners and land managers.....
Published November 8th 2009 by Routledge
Complexity and Sustainability
To Be Published April 23rd 2014
The Great Transition
To Be Published May 25th 2014
The Business Case for Sustainable Finance
To Be Published June 2nd 2014
Economic Theory and Sustainable Development: What Can We Preserve for Future Generations?
To Be Published June 3rd 2014
The Economics of Climate Change and the Change of Climate in Economics
To Be Published June 3rd 2014
To Be Published August 5th 2014
Environmental Challenges and Governance: Diverse perspectives from Asia
To Be Published October 29th 2014
Biodiversity in the Green Economy
To Be Published November 30th 2014
Economics of Feeding the Hungry: Sustainable Intensification and Sustainable Food Security
To Be Published January 30th 2015