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Ecological Economics

Textbook

By: G Edwards-Jones, S Hussain and B Davies

266 pages, Figs, tabs

Wiley-Blackwell

Paperback | Mar 2000 | #76070 | ISBN: 0865427968
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About this book

The first introductory ecological economics text written specifically for natural science students. It aims to present a coherent introduction to the principles underpinning the relatively young discipline, and the interactions between ecological and economic systems.

The book is very well produced, and each chapter has its own short reading list as well as a longer set of collective references. As an introductory textbook to the field, or as a resource for professionals and scientists to broaden their knowledge of methods and approaches, this book can be strongly recommended. Philip Thornton, Agricultural Systems 72, 2002


Contents

Preface Part I: Foundations for Ecological Economics:1. Introduction2. A Brief History of Ecological Economic Thought3. Economic Principles for Non-economists4. Ethics and Environmental PhilosophyPart II: Value and Valuation Tools:5. The Concept of Value6. The Economic Approach to Environmental Valuation7. The Ecological Approach to Environmental EvaluationPart III: Frameworks for Decision-Making:8. Cost Benefit Analysis9. Environmental Impact Assessment10. Multicriteria Appraisal11. National Income AccountingPart IV: Applications: Theory and Practice:12. Resource Harvesting13. Nature Conservation14. Pollution and Waste References Index

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