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  1. Battling Resistance to Antibiotics and Pesticides

    An Economic Approach

    Edited by Ramanan Laxminarayan

    The increasing resistance of bacteria to antibiotics, and pests to pesticides, threatens to undo some of the most remarkable advances made in public health and agriculture during the past century. Though the potential consequences of increased antibiotic and pesticide resistance are far reaching,...

    Published December 25th 2002 by Routledge

  2. The Money Changers

    Currency Reform from Aristotle to E-Cash

    Edited by David Boyle

    Since money was invented, there has been a debate about better ways of creating it and better rules to govern how it works - until the last generation, when it began to seem that the money system had been handed down by God and remained unchanged ever since. But the last few years have seen an...

    Published November 30th 2002 by Routledge

  3. Policy Instruments for Environmental and Natural Resource Management

    By Thomas Professor Sterner

    As Thomas Sterner points out, the economic 'toolkit' for dealing with environmental problems has become formidable. It includes taxes, charges, permits, deposit-refund systems, labeling, and other information disclosure mechanisms. Though not all these devices are widely used, empirical application...

    Published November 19th 2002 by Routledge

  4. The Contextual Determinants of Malaria

    Edited by Elizabeth A. Professor Casman, Hadi Professor Dowlatabadi

    As malaria and other tropical diseases continue their resurgence, questions about the potential impacts of environmental and demographic factors are becoming more critical. Recent attempts to understand the increase in malaria incidence often acknowledge the importance of social, economic and other...

    Published October 24th 2002 by Routledge

  5. Corporate Responsibility and Labour Rights

    Codes of Conduct in the Global Economy

    Edited by Rhys Jenkins, Ruth Pearson, Gill Seyfang

    The emergence of voluntary corporate codes of conduct since the early 1990s is both a manifestation of and a response to the process of globalization. They have been part of a more general shift away from state regulation of transnational corporations towards corporate self-regulation in the areas...

    Published September 30th 2002 by Routledge

  6. Selling Forest Environmental Services

    Market-Based Mechanisms for Conservation and Development

    Edited by Stefano Pagiola, Joshua Bishop, Natasha Landel-Mills

    The risks posed by forest destruction throughout the world are highly significant for all. Not only are forests a critical source of timber and non-timber forest products, but they provide environmental services that are the basis of life on Earth. However, only rarely do beneficiaries pay for the...

    Published July 31st 2002 by Routledge

  7. Information Feudalism

    Who Owns the Knowledge Economy

    By Peter Drahos, John Braithwaite

    New intellectual property regimes are entrenching new inequalities. Access to information is fundamental to the exercise of human rights and marketplace competition, but patents are being used to lock up vital educational, software, genetic and other information, creating a global property order...

    Published June 30th 2002 by Routledge

  8. The Economics of Waste

    By Richard C. Porter

    In this concise, engaging, and provocative work, Richard Porter introduces readers to the economic tools that can be applied to problems involved in handling a diverse range of waste products from business and households. Emphasizing the impossibility of achieving a zero-risk environment, Porter...

    Published June 17th 2002 by Routledge

  9. The Earthscan Reader on International Trade and Sustainable Development

    By Kevin P. Gallagher, Jacob Werksman

    Series: Earthscan Reader Series

    Globalization and increasing international trade are becoming a fact of life, bringing increasing tensions and conflicts over their impacts on societies, livelihoods and the environment. The impacts are felt in industrialized countries but are often most harsh in developing economies. The growing...

    Published May 31st 2002 by Routledge

  10. A Thousand Shades of Green

    Sustainable Strategies for Competitive Advantage

    By Peter Winsemius, Ulrich Guntram

    'What does it mean for the environment?' is a strategic corollary of almost any significant business decision today, and companies must take seriously their responsibilities to regulators, customers, employees and the wider society. A Thousand Shades of Green is aimed at business leaders in need of...

    Published April 30th 2002 by Routledge