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Ecological economics : an introduction

Author: Gareth Edwards-Jones; Ben Davis; Salman Hussain
Publisher: Oxford [u.a.] : Blackwell Publ., 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publ., reprView all editions and formats
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The first introductory ecological economics text written specifically for natural scientists. Assumes no prior knowledge of economics or philosophy.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gareth Edwards-Jones; Ben Davis; Salman Hussain
ISBN: 0865427968 9780865427969
OCLC Number: 634334591
Description: VI, 266 S. : Ill., graph. Darst.
Contents: Preface. Part I: Foundations for Ecological Economics:. 1. Introduction. 2. A Brief History of Ecological Economic Thought. 3. Economic Principles for Non-economists. 4. Ethics and Environmental Philosophy. Part II: Value and Valuation Tools:. 5. The Concept of Value. 6. The Economic Approach to Environmental Valuation. 7. The Ecological Approach to Environmental Evaluation. Part III: Frameworks for Decision-Making:. 8. Cost Benefit Analysis. 9. Environmental Impact Assessment. 10. Multicriteria Appraisal. 11. National Income Accounting. Part IV: Applications: Theory and Practice:. 12. Resource Harvesting. 13. Nature Conservation. 14. Pollution and Waste. References. Index
Responsibility: Gareth Edwards-Jones ; Ben Davies ; Salman Hussain.

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