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  1. Preference Data for Environmental Valuation

    Combining Revealed and Stated Approaches

    Edited by John Whitehead, Tim Haab, Ju-Chin Huang

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    The monetary valuation of environmental goods and services has evolved from a fringe field of study in the late 1970s and early 1980s to a primary focus of environmental economists over the past decade. Despite its rapid growth, practitioners of valuation techniques often find themselves defending...

    Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Sustainable University

    Progress and prospects

    Edited by Stephen Sterling, Larch Maxey, Heather Luna

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

    The direction of higher education is at a crossroads against a background of mounting sustainability-related issues and uncertainties. This book seeks to inspire positive change in higher education by exploring the rich notion of the sustainable university and illustrating pathways through which...

    Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 30th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 30th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Family Farms: Survival and Prospect

    A World-Wide Analysis

    By Harold Brookfield, Helen Parsons

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    Marx, Lenin and Kautsky all regarded family farming as doomed to be split into capitalist farms and proletarian labour. Most modern economists regard family farming as an archaic form of production organization, destined to give way to agribusiness. Family Farms refutes these notions and analyses...

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 19th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Economic Theory and Sustainable Development

    What Can We Preserve for Future Generations?

    By Vincent Martinet

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    Is development sustainable? When addressing the sustainability issue, decision-makers are faced with two challenges: taking into account conflicting issues, such as economic development and environmental preservation, while also ensuring intergenerational equity. Tackling these challenges amounts...

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Economics of Climate Change and the Change of Climate in Economics

    Edited by Kevin Maréchal

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    Climate change is without question the single most important issue the world faces over the next hundred years. The most recent scientific data have led to the conclusion that the globally averaged net effect of human activities since 1750 has been one of warming and that continued greenhouse gas...

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Human Capacity for Transformational Change

    Harnessing the collective mind

    By Valerie A. Brown, John A. Harris

    Pressures for transformational change have become a regular feature of most fields of human endeavour. Master-thinkers and visionaries alike have reframed existing divisions as connecting relationships, bringing together as dynamic systems the supposed opposites of parts and wholes, stability and...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Mining and Social Transformation in Africa

    Mineralizing and Democratizing Trends in Artisanal Production

    Edited by Deborah Fahy Bryceson, Eleanor Fisher, Jesper Bosse Jønsson, Rosemarie Mwaipopo

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    After more than three decades of economic malaise, many African countries are experiencing an upsurge in their economic fortunes linked to the booming international market for minerals. Spurred by the shrinking viability of peasant agriculture, rural dwellers have been engaged in a massive search...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

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