Books  Environmental Studies  Economics, Business & Industry  Environmental Economics 

Economic Rights and Environmental Wrongs: Property Rights for Common Good

By: Rose Anne Devlin and Quentin R Grafton

208 pages, Figs

Edward Elgar

Paperback | Nov 1999 | #156364 | ISBN: 1840643285
Availability: Usually dispatched within 5 days Details
NHBS Price: £23.99 $31/€27 approx
Hardback | Jan 1998 | #96263 | ISBN: 1858984505
Availability: Usually dispatched within 5 days Details
NHBS Price: £72.00 $92/€80 approx

About this book

The crisis of environmental degradation has created an immense volume of literature which focuses on controlling environmental problems. This book goes a step further, in aiming to extend and complement the current debates on the subject. Using property rights, it examines the cause and possible solutions to environmental and resource degradation. Written in a non-technical and reader-friendly style, the book also offers numerous examples and case studies; an up-to-date list of world-wide web sites relevant to the subject; a glossary of environmental and economic terms; and a guide to to relevant literature at the end of each chapter. The book is intended to function as a valuable supplementary text for undergraduate students studying environmental and natural resource management, environmental studies, ecology, environmental science, environmental economics, agricultrual economics and geography.


Contents

Environmental wrongs; externalities and the environment; property rights for pollution; property rights for natural resources; controlling environment degradation without property rights; property rights for the common good.

Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this book. Be the first to review this book!

Bestsellers in this subject

The Ultimate Resource 2

NHBS Price: £57.99 $74/€65 approx

Protect or Plunder?

NHBS Price: £13.99 $18/€16 approx

The Natural Wealth of Nations

NHBS Price: £20.99 $27/€23 approx

Natural Capital

NHBS Price: £12.99 $17/€14 approx

Economics of the Environment

NHBS Price: £79.99 $102/€89 approx

VAT: GB 407 4846 44
NHBS Ltd is registered in England and Wales: 1875194