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  1. Joint Production and Responsibility in Ecological Economics

    Joint Production and Responsibility in Ecological Economics

    Stefan Baumgärtner, Malte Faber, Johannes Schiller
    This groundbreaking book takes a fresh look at how environmental problems emerge from economic activity and how they may be addressed in a responsible and sustainable manner. At its centre is the concept of joint production. This captures the phenomenon whereby several effects necessarily emerge from one activity and whereby human action always entails unintended consequences. This, according to the authors, is the structural cause behind modern-day environmental problems. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 178.00   Web: $ 160.20
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  2. International Handbook on the Economics of Tourism

    International Handbook on the Economics of Tourism

    Edited by Larry Dwyer, Peter Forsyth
    This highly accessible and comprehensive Handbook presents a cutting edge discussion of the state of tourism economics and its likely directions in future research. Leading researchers in the field explore a wide range of topics including: demand and forecasting, supply, transport, taxation and infrastructure, evaluation and application for policy-making. Each chapter includes a discussion of its relevance and importance to the tourism economics literature, an overview of its main contributions and themes, a critical evaluation of existing literature and an outline of issues for further conceptual and applied research. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 285.00   Web: $ 256.50
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    2008   Paperback Price: $ 94.00   Web: $ 75.20
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  3. Implementing the Precautionary Principle

    Implementing the Precautionary Principle

    Edited by Elizabeth Fisher, Judith Jones, René von Schomberg
    This challenging book takes a broad and thought-provoking look at the precautionary principle and its implementation, or potential implementation, in a number of fields. In particular, it explores the challenges faced by public decision-making processes when applying the precautionary principle, including its role in risk management and risk assessment. Frameworks for improved decision-making are considered, followed by a detailed analysis of prospective applications of the precautionary principle in a number of emerging fields including: nanotechnology, climate change, natural resource management and public health policy. The analysis is both coherent and interdisciplinary, employing perspectives from law, the social sciences and public policy with a view to improving both the legitimacy and effectiveness of public policy at national and international levels. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  4. Valuing Complex Natural Resource Systems

    Valuing Complex Natural Resource Systems

    Edited by Anna Alberini, Paolo Rosato, Margherita Turvani
    In complex natural resource systems, modifications or disruptions tend to affect many and diverse components of the ecological system, settlements and groups of people. This book uses the Lagoon of Venice – a unique natural resource, wildlife habitat, centre of cultural heritage and recreational site – as an example of one such system that has been heavily affected by human activities, including the harvesting of natural resources and industrial production. The contributors explore the Lagoon’s potential for regeneration, examining public policies currently under consideration. The aim of these policies is to restore island coastlines and marshes, fish stocks, habitat and environmental quality, defend morphology and landscape through the strict control of fishing practices, and to protect the islands from high tides. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  5. Economics and the Future

    Economics and the Future

    Edited by David J. Pannell, Steven G.M. Schilizzi
    Economics and the Future tackles the discounting issue from a number of angles, ranging from relatively short-term private financial decisions, to very long-term public issues spanning generations. The authors present differing perspectives and original ideas in a style that remains accessible while addressing some of the more difficult questions about discounting in theory and practice. It reveals that the economic issues regarding time are embedded in a broader social, ethical and philosophical context. Learn More
    2009   Paperback Price: $ 56.00   Web: $ 44.80
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    2006   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  6. Water Management in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions

    Water Management in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions

    Edited by Phoebe Koundouri, Katia Karousakis, Dionysis Assimacopoulos, Paul Jeffrey, Manfred A. Lange
    The aim of this book is to formulate appropriate strategies and guidelines for water management necessary for the formulation and implementation of integrated sustainable management of water resources. Lessons are learned from various case studies, which examine competing water use patterns, compare governance structures and how these have evolved in response to scarcity, and structural and non-structural instruments to address water deficiency. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  7. The International Yearbook of Environmental and Resource Economics 2006/2007

    The International Yearbook of Environmental and Resource Economics 2006/2007

    Edited by Tom Tietenberg, Henk Folmer
    This major annual publication presents a comprehensive overview of cutting-edge issues in environmental and resource economics. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 212.00   Web: $ 190.80
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    2007   Paperback Price: $ 74.00   Web: $ 59.20
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  8. Sustainable Management of Water Resources

    Sustainable Management of Water Resources

    Edited by Carlo Giupponi, Anthony J. Jakeman, Derek Karssenberg, Matt P. Hare
    Experts across a wide range of specialist fields including social sciences, informatics, ecology and hydrology are brought together in this truly multidisciplinary approach to water management. They provide the reader with integrated insights into water resource management practices that underpin the three pillars of sustainable development – environment, economics and society – through a series of international case studies and theoretical frameworks. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  9. The Distributional Effects of Environmental Policy

    The Distributional Effects of Environmental Policy

    Edited by Ysé Serret, Nick Johnstone
    This publication is a milestone in the analysis of the distributional impacts of environmental policy, building upon existing literature to simultaneously examine disparities in the distribution of environmental impacts and in the distribution of financial effects amongst households. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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  10. Climate Change and the Economics of the World’s Fisheries

    Climate Change and the Economics of the World’s Fisheries

    Edited by Rögnvaldur Hannesson, Manuel Barange, Samuel F. Herrick Jr
    To date, research on the economic implications of climate change on fisheries has been both limited and fragmented. The contributors to this volume remedy the lack of attention by investigating the economic consequences of pelagic fish fluctuations in the recent past in order to understand how to adapt and respond to future climate changes. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 151.00   Web: $ 135.90
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  11. Handbook on Contingent Valuation

    Handbook on Contingent Valuation

    Edited by Anna Alberini, James R. Kahn
    The Handbook on Contingent Valuation is unique in that it focuses on contingent valuation as a method for evaluating environmental change. It examines econometric issues, conceptual underpinnings, implementation issues as well as alternatives to contingent valuation. Anna Alberini and James Kahn have compiled a comprehensive and original reference volume containing invaluable case studies that demonstrate the implementation of contingent valuation in a wide variety of applications. Chapters include those on the history of contingent valuation, a practical guide to its implementation, the use of experimental approaches, an ecological economics perspective on contingent valuation and approaches for developing nations. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 248.00   Web: $ 223.20
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    2009   Paperback Price: $ 74.00   Web: $ 59.20
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  12. Integrated Assessment and Management of Public Resources

    Integrated Assessment and Management of Public Resources

    Edited by Joseph Cooper, Federico Perali, Marcella Veronesi
    This multidisciplinary work explores ways of making environmental policy decisions in managing public goods and natural parks with the goal of maximizing economic benefits to society. The contributors to the volume seek the best strategies for improving the environmental sustainability and quality of a public resource by showing how to develop quantitative information about the natural area and how it interacts with the economy. Such an analysis can be used to define policies that encourage interactions among institutions, local economic agents and park users. At the same time, it provides a measure to account for the implications of those policies on the local economy. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  13. Sustainable Development Indicators in Ecological Economics

    Sustainable Development Indicators in Ecological Economics

    Edited by Philip Lawn
    Since the late 1980s and early 1990s, national governments have introduced a range of policy measures designed to steer their economies along a more sustainable path. Yet how are we to know how successful these have been? This significant new book discusses the ways in which sustainable development indicators can be improved in order to both assess the impact of past policies and avoid the repetition of previous failings. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 196.00   Web: $ 176.40
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  14. Institutional Economics and Fisheries Management

    Institutional Economics and Fisheries Management

    Elizabeth H. Petersen
    Elizabeth H. Petersen argues that economists and other social scientists are increasingly focusing their attention towards institutions (defined as humanly-devised rules) as critical determinants of economic, social and political growth and development. Institutions responsible for the governance of fishery resources have experienced dramatic reforms over the last few decades, stimulated by increased competition for access and exploitation of resources, leading to emerging scarcity of these very resources. This book aims to contribute to the biological and economic sustainability of fish resources worldwide by providing an analysis of fisheries management in the context of new institutional economics. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  15. Green Accounting in Europe

    Green Accounting in Europe

    Edited by Anil Markandya, Marialuisa Tamborra
    Using spatially desegregated data on measures of pollution to derive economic damage estimates, the main purpose of the book is to gauge the environmental damage sustained as a result of economic activities and to offer an insight into how the information generated can be used in conjunction with conventional economic accounts. The first few chapters review recent developments in both green accounting and pathway analysis. The book goes on to evaluate the progress made in estimating dose response functions and valuing environmental damages. The authors discuss the methodology used for the estimation of damages caused by ambient air pollution and the cost of defensive expenditures. They also present the results of the analysis and draw important policy conclusions for environmental accounting, particularly in the EU. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 223.00   Web: $ 200.70
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  16. Economics of Environmental Conservation, Second Edition

    Economics of Environmental Conservation, Second Edition

    Clement A. Tisdell
    This fully updated and comprehensively revised edition of a classic text concentrates on the economics of conserving the living environment. It begins by covering the ethical foundations and basic economic paradigms’ essential for understanding and assessing ecological economics. General strategies for global environmental conservation, policies for government intervention, developing countries, preserving wildlife and biodiversity, open-access to and common property in natural resources, conservation of natural areas, forestry, agriculture and the environment, tourism, sustainable development and demographic change are also all covered. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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    2007   Paperback Price: $ 64.00   Web: $ 51.20
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  17. The Evolution of Markets for Water

    The Evolution of Markets for Water

    Edited by Jeff Bennett
    This book presents a detailed picture of the evolutionary processes at work in water markets with a particular focus on theory and practice in Australia. Policymakers are striving to strike a balance between the pros and cons of a property rights/market based approach to the allocation of water resources, as opposed to an approach that centres on government regulation. The current movement in Australia is toward the use of markets, and numerous reforms are either underway or under consideration in that direction. This provides an ideal opportunity to observe the factors at play in determining the balance and hence the mix of policy instruments at work. The distinguished contributors offer a range of perspectives – economic, legal, environmental – and combine conceptual analysis with evidence from real policy decisions. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  18. Cost–Benefit Analysis and Water Resources Management

    Cost–Benefit Analysis and Water Resources Management

    Edited by Roy Brouwer, David Pearce
    How are the economic values of water and water quality accounted for in policy and project appraisal? This important book gives an overview of the state-of-the-art in Cost–Benefit Analysis (CBA) in water resources management throughout Europe and North America, along with an examination of current applications. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 176.00   Web: $ 158.40
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    2007   Paperback Price: $ 74.00   Web: $ 59.20
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  19. The Economics of Tourism and Sustainable Development

    The Economics of Tourism and Sustainable Development

    Edited by Alessandro Lanza, Anil Markandya, Francesco Pigliaru
    Although economics has increasingly become a technical subject, this accessible book aims to present important economics results and relate them explicitly to the policy debate. Using a coherent analytical framework, this unique approach offers prescriptions for moving tourism, and economic development more generally, closer to a sustainable ideal. The authors begin by studying the macroeconomic effect of tourism in terms of growth performance and sources of growth. They also examine how the tourism–growth link is affected by the role of imports in the economy, and how tourism impacts upon land use. Further chapters investigate the important issue of forecasting visitor numbers and explore the need for a comprehensive accounting framework to take account of ecologically sustainable tourism. The authors also examine the microeconomic aspects of sustainable tourism and analyse the increasing popularity of environmentally friendly holidays. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  20. Trade and Environment

    Trade and Environment

    Edited by John W. Maxwell, Rafael Reuveny
    The debate about how best to manage the interplay between trade, industrialization and the impacts of both on the global environment continues to rage, particularly in the context of the introduction and ratification of the Kyoto Protocol. This book deals with a number of important issues surrounding the debate about trade and the environment, but places particular emphasis on the process of EU enlargement. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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