Economics: Environmental Economics

  • Economic Valuation of Biodiversity

    An Interdisciplinary Conceptual Perspective

    By Bartosz Bartkowski

    While biodiversity loss is an ecological phenomenon, it also has further dimensions—political, social and, last but not least, economic. From the economic perspective, the rapid loss of biological diversity can be viewed twofold. First, the consequence of this deterioration process is a loss of…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge Studies in Biodiversity Politics and Management

  • Cosmopolitan Business Ethics

    Towards a Global Philosophy of Management

    By Jacob Dahl Rendtorff

    In Cosmopolitan Business Ethics: Towards a Global Philosophy of Management, Jacob Dahl Rendtorff, maps the concept of global business ethics, related to sustainability and corporate governance, via an examination of the major theories of business ethics and the philosophy of management. The book…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 
    Finance, Governance and Sustainability

  • Mainstreaming Natural Capital and Ecosystem Services into Development Policy

    Edited by Pushpam Kumar, Paulo A.L.D Nunes, S. Ersin Esen

    The development of the ecosystem services paradigm has enhanced our understanding of natural capital as an indispensable form of capital asset along with produced and human capital. This book highlights the latest advances in the science and practice of using ecosystem services to inform…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 

  • Radical Political Economy: Sraffa Versus Marx book cover

    Radical Political Economy

    Sraffa Versus Marx

    By Robin Hahnel

    For too long radical political economy has suffered for lack of a coherent alternative to formal Marxian economic theory. People have had to choose between (1) continuing to use a formal model based on the labor theory of value as Marx developed in Capital to justify and retain one’s opposition to…

    Paperback – 2017-06-28 

  • A Political Economy of Attention, Mindfulness and Consumerism

    Reclaiming the Mindful Commons

    By Peter Doran

    The power of capital is the power to target our attention, mould market-ready identities, and reduce the public realm to an endless series of choices. This has far-reaching implications for our psychological, physical and spiritual well-being, and ultimately for our global ecology. In this consumer…

    Hardback – 2017-06-27 
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Varieties of Alternative Economic Systems

    Practical Utopias for an Age of Global Crisis and Austerity

    Edited by Richard Westra, Robert Albritton, Seongjin Jeong

    In this age of overlapping and mutually reinforcing deep global crises (global warming, mass migrations, militarism, inequality, selfish nation-states, etc.) there needs to be more realistic dialogue about radical alternatives to the status quo. Most literature produced heretofore has focused on…

    Hardback – 2017-06-27 
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Agronomy for Development

    The Politics of Knowledge in Agricultural Research

    Edited by James Sumberg

    Over the last decade there has been renewed interest in food security and the state of the global food system. Population growth, climate change and food price spikes have combined to focus new attention on the technologies and institutions that underpin the production and consumption of food that…

    Paperback – 2017-06-27 
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • The Nature State: Rethinking the History of Conservation book cover

    The Nature State

    Rethinking the History of Conservation

    Edited by Wilko Graf von Hardenberg, Matthew Kelly, Claudia Leal, Emily Wakild

    This volume brings together case studies from around the globe (including China, Latin America, the Philippines, Namibia, India, and Europe) to explore the history of nature conservation in the twentieth century. It seeks to highlight the state, a central actor in these efforts, which is often…

    Hardback – 2017-06-22 
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Agricultural Development in China and Africa: A Comparative Analysis book cover

    Agricultural Development in China and Africa

    A Comparative Analysis

    By Li Xiaoyun, Qi Gubo, Tang Lixia, Zhao Lixia, Jin Leshan, Guo Zhanfeng, Wu Jin

    Many African countries are increasingly interested in learning from China's experiences in achieving effective agricultural development. The Chinese government and academic community are also keen to share experiences and lessons with Africa. China made agriculture one of its development assistance…

    Paperback – 2017-06-22 

  • Community Management of Rural Water Supply: Case Studies of Success from India book cover

    Community Management of Rural Water Supply

    Case Studies of Success from India

    By Paul Hutchings, Richard Franceys, Stef Smits, Snehalatha Mekala

    The supply of reliable and safe water is a key challenge for developing economies, particularly India. Community management has long been the declared model for rural water supply and is recognised to be critical for its implementation and success. Based on twenty detailed successful…

    Hardback – 2017-06-20 
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Tourism in the Green Economy book cover

    Tourism in the Green Economy

    Edited by Maharaj Vijay Reddy, Keith Wilkes

    The concept of the green economy has now entered mainstream policy debates and been endorsed by a range of United Nations and other organizations. The Rio+20 UN conference specifically drew attention to the green economy approach in the context of sustainable development to move away from…

    Paperback – 2017-06-20 

  • Risky Trade: Infectious Disease in the Era of Global Trade book cover

    Risky Trade

    Infectious Disease in the Era of Global Trade

    By Ann Marie Kimball

    The current value of global trade has reached a staggering annual figure of $6 trillion in merchandise crossing borders. Such prolific global trading has, at the same time, begun to raise fears of pandemics and concerns for global health. Yet, investment in public health infrastructure and disease…

    Paperback – 2017-06-20 

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