Paperbacks Direct: Environment & Economics

  • Redefining Prosperity book cover

    Redefining Prosperity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Isabelle Cassiers

    Society today faces a difficult contradiction: we know exactly how the physical limits of our planet are being reached and exactly why we cannot go on as we have before – and yet, collectively, we seem unable to reach crucial decisions for our future in a timely way. This book argues that our…

    Paperback – 2017-04-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

  • Energy, Foresight and Strategy book cover

    Energy, Foresight and Strategy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas J. Sargent

    The essays in Energy, Foresight and Strategy apply rational expectation theory to various energy markets with the intention of discussing issues relevant to analysis and decision making in the whole of the energy field. Originally published in 1985, issues explored include oil exportation, energy…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Limits of the Green Economy: From re-inventing capitalism to re-politicising the present book cover

    The Limits of the Green Economy

    From re-inventing capitalism to re-politicising the present, 1st Edition

    By Anneleen Kenis, Matthias Lievens

    Projecting win-win situations, new economic opportunities, green growth and innovative partnerships, the green economy discourse has quickly gained centre stage in international environmental governance and policymaking. Its underlying message is attractive and optimistic: if the market can become…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

  • Green Growth and Low Carbon Development in East Asia book cover

    Green Growth and Low Carbon Development in East Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fumikazu Yoshida, Akihisa Mori

    The concept of green growth, coupled with one of green economy and low carbon development, is a global concern especially in the face of the multiple crises that the world has faced in recent years - climate, oil, food, and financial crises. In East Asia, this concept is regarded as the key in…

    Paperback – 2017-04-15
    Routledge

  • Environmental Subsidies to Consumers: How did they work in the Japanese market? book cover

    Environmental Subsidies to Consumers

    How did they work in the Japanese market?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shigeru Matsumoto

    A typical consumer underestimates the benefits of future energy savings and underinvests in energy efficiency, relative to a description of the socially optimal level of energy efficiency. To alleviate this energy-efficiency gap problem, various programs have been implemented. In recent years, many…

    Paperback – 2017-04-15
    Routledge

  • Human Resources in the Urban Economy book cover

    Human Resources in the Urban Economy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Perlman

    Due to the urbanisation of American society and the economic problems that accompanied it; a series of conferences was held to explore the economics of human resources. Originally published in 1963, this study draws together papers from the first conference dealing mainly with the under-utilisation…

    Paperback – 2017-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Alternative Agricultural and Food Policies and the 1985 Farm Bill book cover

    Alternative Agricultural and Food Policies and the 1985 Farm Bill

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gordon C. Rausser, Kenneth R. Farrell

    In 1985, the U.S. Congress confronted the difficult and complex task of developing a 5-year omnibus legislation allowing for lower commodity prices. But, policies predicated on the concept of agriculture as a unique sector of the economy became less and less appropriate to the highly interdependent…

    Paperback – 2017-04-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Waterfowl and Wetlands: Toward Bioeconomic Analysis book cover

    Waterfowl and Wetlands

    Toward Bioeconomic Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Judd Hammack, Gardner Mallard Brown Jr.

    Originally published in 1974, Waterfowl and Wetlands analyses waterfowl hunting patterns in the late sixties in the hopes of protecting waterfowl resources such as wetlands. Wetlands are obviously an important resource for migratory waterfowl however they are often drained for agricultural purposes…

    Paperback – 2017-04-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Energy Development in the Southwest: Problems of Water, Fish and Wildlife in the Upper Colorado River Basin book cover

    Energy Development in the Southwest

    Problems of Water, Fish and Wildlife in the Upper Colorado River Basin, 1st Edition

    Edited by Walter O. Spofford, Jr., Alfred L. Parker, Allen V. Kneese

    First published in 1980, the first volume of Energy Development in the Southwest analyses four potential energy development scenarios for the Four Corner states (i.e., Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming) and for the Upper Colorado River Basin, based on alternative national energy…

    Paperback – 2017-04-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Transportation and Urban Land book cover

    Transportation and Urban Land

    1st Edition

    By Lowdon Wingo Jr.

    Urban land is a precious resource and originally published in 1961, Transportation and Urban Land aims to create an approach to analysing and projecting its uses with a particular focus on the household sector. By considering matters such as employment centres, organisation and technology of…

    Paperback – 2017-04-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • International Comparisons of Energy Consumption book cover

    International Comparisons of Energy Consumption

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joy Dunkerley

    Originally published in 1978, this report summarises the results of a workshop on why energy consumption is much higher in the United States than other industrialised countries with similar living standards. The papers included in the workshop make interesting comparisons between countries such as…

    Paperback – 2017-04-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Reform of Metropolitan Governments book cover

    Reform of Metropolitan Governments

    1st Edition

    By Steven P. Erie, John J. Kirlin, Francine F. Rabinovitz, Lance Liebman, Charles M. Haar

    Originally published in 1972, this study aims to explore governmental interaction with people and publics interests and institutions in Metropolitan America. These papers discuss issues of how governance can be improved and the federal role in Metropolitanism as well as suggesting ways in which…

    Paperback – 2017-04-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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