Ecological Economics and Industrial Ecology: A Case Study of the Integrated Product Policy of the European Union, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Ecological Economics and Industrial Ecology

A Case Study of the Integrated Product Policy of the European Union, 1st Edition

By Jakub Kronenberg


304 pages | 13 B/W Illus.

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Holistic in approach and rooted in the real world Ecological Economics and Industrial Ecology presents a new way of looking at environmental policy; exploring the relationship between ecological economics and industrial ecology.

Concentrating on the conceptual background of ecological economics and industrial ecology, this book:

  • provides a selection of recommendations for a product-oriented environmental policy, based on the author’s case study of the IPP
  • contributes to the development of a consistent body of knowledge regarding sustainable development.

A topical and critical review, this book should be read by academics and policy makers alike, specifically those engaged with the concepts surrounding sustainable development and the rationale for more restrictive environmental policies.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. The Integrated Product Policy (IPP) 3. Ecological Economics 4. Industrial Ecology 5. Life-cycle Assessment (LCA) and Eco-design 6. Input-Output Analysis 7. Policy Analysis Illustrated with Case Studies 8. Conclusions

About the Series

Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics was established in 2001 and has since provided a key port of call for leading research in the field. As well as the core discipline of environmental economics, the remit of the series extends to natural resources, ecological economics, environmental studies and environmental science, with issues explored including energy, permit trading, valuation, taxation and climate change. The series is edited by Nick Hanley of the University of St Andrews.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / General
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industries / General
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Environmental Economics