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Employment and the Environment: A Reconciliation

Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

Edited By: Philip Lawn


Hardback | May 2009 | #175204 | ISBN-13: 9780415448796
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Reconciles the conflict between the ecological sustainability and full employment objectives, discussing and analyzing the impact that achieving ecological sustainability has on unemployment and the nature of the workplace.


PART I: AN INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENT AND EMPLOYMENTChapter 1: Why focus on the connection between the environment and employment?Philip LawnChapter 2: The potential conflict between ecological sustainability and full employment Philip LawnPART II: POST-KEYNESIAN ECONOMICS AND THE ENVIRONMENTChapter 3: Why have Post-Keynesians (perhaps) inadequately dealt with issues related to the environment?Andrew MearmanChapter 4: Recovering and extending classical and Marshallian foundations for Post-Keynesian environmental economicsPaul ChristensenChapter 5: Post-Keynesian economics and sustainable developmentRichard Holt PART III: GUARANTEED EMPLOYMENT VERSUS GUARANTEED INCOMEChapter 6: The Basic Income Guarantee and the goals of equity, efficiency, and environmentalismKarl Widerquist and Michael LewisChapter 7: Evaluating the economic and environmental viability of Basic Income and Job GuaranteesPavlina TchernevaChapter 8: A comparison of the macroeconomic consequences of Basic Income and Job Guarantee schemesWilliam Mitchell and Martin WattsPART IV: ECOLOGICAL TAX REFORM AND THE DOUBLE DIVIDENDChapter 9: An applied general equilibrium analysis of a double dividend policy for the Spanish economyAntonio Manresa and Ferran SanchoChapter 10: An empirical assessment of ecological tax reform and the double dividendPhilip LawnPART V: JOBS VERSUS THE ENVIRONMENTChapter 11: A city that works -- employment patterns and ecosystem service requirements in greater Christchurch, New ZealandNigel Jollands, Nancy Golubiewski, and Garry McDonaldChapter 12: Employment and environment in a sustainable EuropeFreiderich Hinterberger, Ines Omann, and Andrea StockerChapter 13: Managing without growthPeter Victor and Gideon RosenbluthPART VI: CONCLUSIONChapter 14: Final thoughts on reconciling the goals of ecological sustainability and full employmentPhilip Lawn

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