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  1. Capturing Carbon and Conserving Biodiversity

    The Market Approach

    Edited by Ian Swingland

    For decades conservation has been based on the donor-driven principle. It hasn't worked. For centuries, environmental pollution or degradation has been addressed by the same attitude: the 'Polluter Pays' principle. That hasn't worked either. The cycle has to stop. But while everyone talks about...

    Published May 1st 2003 by Routledge

  2. Making Global Trade Work for People

    By Kamal Malhotra

    The world's trade regime is promoted by international agencies and most governments as the best way to lift the poor out of poverty and achieve sustainable development. But does it contribute to human development or not? This reassessment looks in detail at the way it has worked under the GATT and...

    Published March 1st 2003 by Routledge

  3. Small is Profitable

    The Hidden Economic Benefits of Making Electrical Resources the Right Size

    By Amory B. Lovins

    Today's electricity industry - large power stations feeding a nationwide grid - will soon be a thing of the past. This book explains why and what will replace it - decentralized and distributed electrical resources which can be up to 10 times as economically valuable. The authors - all leading...

    Published February 1st 2003 by Routledge

  4. 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 26th 2002 by Routledge

  5. 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 December 1st 2002 by Routledge

  6. 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 20th 2002 by Routledge

  7. 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 25th 2002 by Routledge

  8. 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 October 1st 2002 by Routledge

  9. 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 August 1st 2002 by Routledge

  10. 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 July 1st 2002 by Routledge