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- Springer International Publishing 2015; Not Available
This volume deals with land degradation, which is occurring in almost all terrestrial biomes and agro-ecologies, in both low and high income countries and is stretching to about 30% of the total global land area. About three billion people reside in these degraded lands. However, the impact of land degradation is especially severe on livelihoods of... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2001; US$ 40.00
A discussion of developments in the theory, concepts and empirical applications of ecological economics and sustainable development. The contributors are scholars in the field of ecological economics, and topics covered include: the contribution of classical economics to ecological economics; alternatives to the growth paradigm and indicators of natural... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 69.99
Economists all too often assume that ecosystem and population dynamics are subject to convex (even linear) processes. However, research by ecosystem and population ecologists has shown that the processes in question are very often non-convex. This has important implications for environmental and resource economics. Typically, a system under study or... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 104.95
The Economics of the Environment and Natural Resources covers the essential topics students need to understand environmental and resource problems and their possible solutions. Its unique lecture format provides an in-depth exploration of discrete topics, ideal for upper-level undergraduate, graduate or doctoral study. Each chapter depicts the key... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
Ecotaxation covers two distinct ideas. To date, it has largely been associated with the 'polluter pays' principle, in the form of correctional charges imposed on activities which have a demonstrably damaging effect on the quality of life or the environment. The other involves a more ambitious policy shift, aiming to put taxation onto a different basis,... more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 2000; US$ 125.00
Challenging views prevalent among Western and Polish scholars, this book explains Poland's surprising success in developing effective environmental and occupational regulatory systems while achieving remarkable socioeconomic growth, despite the legacy of the Communist era. more...
- Prometheus Books 2013; US$ 11.99
One of the key tenets of the environmental movement is the need for greater efficiency in our use of dwindling natural resources, especially coal, natural gas, and oil. If our products are designed to be more energy efficient, so the thinking goes, our environmental impacts will be reduced and our fossil fuels will last longer. In this surprising new... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 209.00
While numerous journals and books are available in the market highlighting the developments in the field of environmental technology, none of them exclusively focuses on the technologies that would be in the forefront in near to far future. Each and every article in the book is peer-reviewed and from a different sub-discipline. Because of its interdisciplinary... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00
Bringing together over a dozen post-Keynesian experts on the issue of employment, growth, development and exchange rates, this book breaks new ground by offering interesting and innovative insights into the problems faced today in both developed and developing countries. This topical book addresses unemployment in Europe, the wrong-headed reliance... more...