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Human Ecology, Human Economy: Ideas for an Ecologically Sustainable Future

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Edited By: Mark Diesendorf and Clive Hamilton

378 pages, Illus, figs, tabs

Allen & Unwin

Paperback | Dec 1997 | #68214 | ISBN: 1864482885
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About this book

Covers the basic concepts, but also moves to some of the frontiers of thinking in several case studies. It uses a problem and solution oriented approach which crosses disciplinary boundaries, drawing together elements from biology, economics, philosophy and political science.


Contents

List of tablesList of figuresList of boxesContributorsAcknowledgementsIntroduction - Mark Diesendorf/Clive HamiltonPART 1 - BASIC CONCEPTS1 Humans in the biosphere - Stephen Boyden/Stephen Dovers2 Foundations of ecological economics - Clive Hamilton3 Principles of ecologically sustainable development - Mark Diesendorf4 Economic growth and human well-being - Steve Dodds5 Values and ethics - Janis Birkeland/Steve Dodds/Clive Hamilton6 Trade and the environment - Henry Leveson-GowerPART 2 - CASE STUDIES AND POLICY DIRECTIONS7 Soils and agriculture - Jim Derrick/Paul Dann8 Greenhouse response in the energy sector - Mark Diesendorf9 Impacts of energy use - Bent Sorensen10 Urban transport and urban form - Paul Mees11 The ecologically sustainable development process in Australia - Mark Diesendorf/Clive Hamilton12 Some pathways to ecological sustainability - Janis Birkeland/Mark Diesendorf/Clive HamiltonAppendix:


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