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  1. Competition, Diversity and Economic Performance

    Competition, Diversity and Economic Performance

    Clement A. Tisdell
    This thought-provoking book explores the influences of market competition and diverse behaviours of economic agents on economic performance, particularly dynamic economic performance. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  2. Macroeconomics and the Environment

    Macroeconomics and the Environment

    Salah El Serafy
    Though scientists and environmentalists have long expressed concern over the rapid deterioration of the global environment, economists have largely failed to recognize the issue’s relevance to their field. Salah El Serafy argues for an increased focus on the economic aspects of environmental degradation, calling for a fundamental shift in how economists measure and discuss national income. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  3. Economics and Ecosystems

    Economics and Ecosystems

    Lars Hein
    Economics and Ecosystems demonstrates how the concepts of economic efficiency, sustainability and equity can be applied in ecosystem management. The book presents an overview of these three concepts, a framework for their analysis and modelling, and three case studies. Specific attention is given to how complex ecosystem dynamics, such as thresholds or irreversible responses, influence ecosystem management options. The case studies focus on ecosystem dynamics and ecosystem services supply in a forest ecosystem, a Dutch wetland, and a rangeland in the Western Sahel. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  4. Carbon Sinks and Climate Change

    Carbon Sinks and Climate Change

    Colin A.G. Hunt
    Reforestation and avoiding deforestation are ways of harnessing nature to tackle global warming – the greatest challenge facing humankind. In this book, Colin Hunt deals comprehensively with the present and future role of forests in climate change policy and practice. A review of the workings of carbon markets, both based on the Kyoto Protocol and voluntary participation, provides a base from which to explore forestry’s role. Emphasis is on acknowledging how forests’ idiosyncrasies affect the design of markets for sequestered carbon. Chapters range from the role of forests in providing biofuels and biodiversity, to measuring and valuing their stored carbon. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  5. The Dynamics of Regions and Networks in Industrial Ecosystems

    The Dynamics of Regions and Networks in Industrial Ecosystems

    Edited by Matthias Ruth, Brynhildur Davidsdottir
    Industrial ecology provides a rigorous and comprehensive description of human production and consumption processes in the larger context of environmental and socioeconomic change. This volume offers methodologies for such descriptions, with contributions covering both basic and advanced analytical concepts and tools to explore the dynamics of industrial ecosystems, concentrating specifically on regions and networks. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  6. Twenty-First Century Macroeconomics

    Twenty-First Century Macroeconomics

    Edited by Jonathan M. Harris, Neva R. Goodwin
    The authors and editors of this book challenge traditional assumptions about economic growth, and develop the elements of a reoriented macroeconomics that takes account both of environmental impacts and social equity. Policies including carbon trading, revenue recycling, and reorientation of private and social investment are analyzed, providing insight into new paths for economic development with flat or negative carbon emissions. These issues will be crucial to macroeconomic and development policies in the twenty-first century. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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    2010   Paperback Price: $ 68.00   Web: $ 54.40
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  7. The Economic Growth Engine

    The Economic Growth Engine

    Robert U. Ayres, Benjamin Warr
    The historic link between output (GDP) growth and employment has weakened. Since there is no quantitively verifiable economic theory to explain past growth, this unique book explores the fundamental relationship between thermodynamics (physical work) and economics. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 242.00   Web: $ 217.80
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    2010   Paperback Price: $ 68.00   Web: $ 54.40
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  8. Sustainable Land Management

    Sustainable Land Management

    Edited by Floor Brouwer, Teunis van Rheenen, Shivcharn S. Dhillion, Anne M. Elgersma
    In large parts of the world, the reduction in viability of agriculture and rural areas is an escalating problem. Driven by a range of factors, including insufficient economic returns from land used agriculturally, ageing populations in rural areas and limited economic perspectives from agriculture and other land-based activities, marginalisation could induce harmful abandonment of the land or the loss of biodiversity and landscape features. New perspectives arise in rural areas and multifunctionality is often seen as a strategy to cope with marginalisation. This important book offers a contemporary overview of strategies employed to cope with marginalisation of the land and improve viability of the rural countryside. The study is based on detailed case studies undertaken in Europe, the USA, Japan and a number of developing countries. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  9. Oceans Governance in the Twenty-first Century

    Oceans Governance in the Twenty-first Century

    Marcus Haward, Joanna Vince
    Oceans Governance in the Twenty-first Century analyses the development of national, regional and international initiatives and arrangements directed towards governance of the world's seas and oceans. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  10. Sustainable Welfare in the Asia-Pacific

    Sustainable Welfare in the Asia-Pacific

    Edited by Phillip Lawn, Matthew Clarke
    Frequent references are made to the ‘Asian economic miracle’ as a means of describing the wave of GDP growth experienced across the Asia-Pacific region over the past twenty years. Implicit in this description is the assumption that the Asia-Pacific region has progressed at the same rate that GDP has risen over the same period. But is this truly the case? Employing a Genuine Progress Indicator as an alternative measure of sustainable welfare, the contributors to this book aim to answer this question by presenting case studies of seven Asia-Pacific nations. The results reveal that all is not as positive as conventional indicators might suggest. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 178.00   Web: $ 160.20
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  11. Ecological Economics of the Oceans and Coasts

    Ecological Economics of the Oceans and Coasts

    Edited by Murray Patterson, Bruce Glavovic
    This timely book offers a fresh view on how oceans and coasts are, and should be, managed. The urgency of this issue is increasingly being recognized, as critical limits to the economic exploitation of our oceans and coasts are reached. The authors argue that ecological economics is in a unique position to address this problem given its particular focus on interconnected ecological and economic systems. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  12. Ecological Economics and Sustainable Development, Selected Essays of Herman Daly

    Ecological Economics and Sustainable Development, Selected Essays of Herman Daly

    Herman E. Daly
    Ecological Economics and Sustainable Development comprises a carefully chosen selection of some 25 articles, speeches, congressional testimonies, reviews, and critiques from the last ten years of Herman Daly’s ever-illuminating work. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  13. Socioecological Transitions and Global Change

    Socioecological Transitions and Global Change

    Edited by Marina Fischer-Kowalski, Helmut Haberl
    This significant new book analyses fundamental changes in society-nature interaction: the socioeconomic use of materials, energy and land. The volume presents a number of case studies addressing transitions from an agrarian to an industrial socioecological regime, analysed within the materials and energy flow accounting (MEFA) framework. It is argued that by concentrating on the biophysical dimensions of change in the course of industrialization, social development issues can be explicitly linked to changes in the natural environment. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  14. Frontiers in Ecological Economic Theory and Application

    Frontiers in Ecological Economic Theory and Application

    Edited by Jon D. Erickson, John M. Gowdy
    Research on the cutting-edge of economics, ecology, and ethics is presented in this timely study. Building from a theoretical critique of the tradition of cost–benefit analysis, the contributors lay the foundation for a macroeconomics of environmental sustainability and distributive justice. Attention is then turned to three of the most critical areas of social and environmental applied research – biodiversity, climate change, and energy. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  15. Frontier Issues in Ecological Economics

    Frontier Issues in Ecological Economics

    Philip Lawn
    Ecological economics formally emerged in the late 1980s in response to the failure of mainstream economic paradigms to deal adequately with the interdependence of social, economic and ecological systems. Frontier Issues in Ecological Economics focuses on a range of cutting-edge issues in the field of ecological economics and outlines plausible measures to achieve a more sustainable, just, and efficient world for all. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  16. Industrial Ecology and Spaces of Innovation

    Industrial Ecology and Spaces of Innovation

    Edited by Ken Green, Sally Randles
    This book explores the disciplinary interfaces and practical implications of working across the two disciplines of industrial ecology (IE) and innovation studies (IS). Both disciplines have something to say about instigating environmental improvement and more sustainable futures. IE is predicated on the idea that social and economic systems mirror, or should be made to mirror, natural ecological systems. Proponents of IE devise models and techniques to trace material and energy resource flows as they move through social and economic systems. They propose policy and management improvements to increase the resource efficiency of such systems. By contrast, IS researchers work with the idea that innovation is a dynamic activity, vital to social and economic change and is shaped by a range of actors in industry, in government and in households. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  17. 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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  18. On the Reappraisal of Microeconomics

    On the Reappraisal of Microeconomics

    Robert U. Ayres, Katalin Martinás
    The conventional utility-based approach to microeconomics is now nearly a century old and although frequently criticised, it has yet to be replaced. On the Reappraisal of Microeconomics offers an alternative approach that overcomes most of the objections to orthodox theory, whilst offering some unique additional advantages. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 129.00   Web: $ 116.10
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  19. 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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  20. Economic Growth, Material Flows and the Environment

    Economic Growth, Material Flows and the Environment

    Rutger Hoekstra
    Rutger Hoekstra examines the complex relationship between the monetary economy and the materials flows that are extracted and emitted by economic activities. These physical flows are responsible for many important environmental problems such as unsustainable resource depletion, waste production and climate change. This book discusses, applies and improves upon techniques which link the monetary and physical economies for environmental analyses. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 129.00   Web: $ 116.10
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