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Alternatives for environmental valuation

Author: Michael Getzner; Clive L Spash; Sigrid Stagl
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2005.
Series: Routledge explorations in environmental economics, 4.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This volume examines the limitations of this monetary approach, and considers the alternatives. Three broad angles from which to view environmental values are presented: applying social psychology concepts which challenge standard approaches; introducing multidimensional and non-monetary techniques; and examining vested interest group and citizen participation in processes of environmental valuation. Combinations  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Getzner; Clive L Spash; Sigrid Stagl
ISBN: 0415310121 9780415310123 0415406366 9780415406369 9780203412879 0203412877 9781134389247 1134389248 9781134389193 1134389191 9781134389230 113438923X
OCLC Number: 55616529
Description: xii, 298 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Exploring alternatives for environmental valuation / Clive L. Spash, Sigrid Stagl and Michael Getzner --
2. A framework for valuing nature : regional biodiversity / Michael Getzner --
3. Non-use values and attitudes : wetlands threatened by climate change / Jurgen Meyerhoff --
4. Modelling environmental behaviour : socio-psychological simulation / Hans-Joachim Mosler --
5. Assessing the quality of different MCDA methods / Andrea De Montis, Pasquale De Toro, Bert Droste-Franke, Ines Omann and Sigrid Stagl --
6. MCDA and stakeholder participation : valuing forest resources / Wendy Proctor --
7. Confronting risk with precaution : a multi-criteria mapping of genetically modified crops / Andy Stirling and Sue Mayer --
8. Consumer valuation and citizen deliberation : towards a comparison / Jonathan Aldred --
9. Three approaches to valuing nature : forest floodplain restoration / Wendy Kenyon and Nick Hanley --
10. Deliberation and economic valuation : national park management / Rosemary F. James and Russell K. Blamey --
11. The challenges of stakeholder participation : agri-environmental policy / Katja Arzt --
12. Preference transformation through deliberation : protecting world heritage / Simon Niemeyer.
Series Title: Routledge explorations in environmental economics, 4.
Responsibility: edited by Michael Getzner, Clive L. Spash and Sigrid Stagl.
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How can we value the environment? This book presents a debate on this issue. It also contains the analyses by such figures as Nick Hanley and Jonathan Aldred which ensure that future economic growth  Read more...

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