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Ecological Economics: A Political Economics Approach to Environment and Development

By: Peter Soderbaum

152 pages, Figs, tabs

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Paperback | Dec 2000 | #106699 | ISBN: 1853836850
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Hardback | Dec 2000 | #106701 | ISBN: 1853836869
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About this book

Describes the principles, strategies and instruments of social change from the point of view of key players - governmental agencies, business corporations, environmental and religious organisations and universities - and underlines their responsibilities in the market economy.

'Not every economist will agree with Soderbaum's views, but they will certainly have much to learn from him.' Journal of Economic Issues 'Compares the neoclassical perspective on the environment with an alternative or complementary perspective that can enhance our ability to deal fruitfully with current issues.' Journal of Economic Literature


Contents

Environmental and other problems * ecological economics * the political-economic person and political-economic organization * economics, efficiency and ideological orientation * political ideologies, democracy and decision making * environmental management and decision making - a political economics approach * policy for ecological sustainability.

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