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Ecological limits and economic development : creating space

Author: Ramprasad Sengupta
Publisher: New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book comprehensively analyses the challenges posed by the limited pool of ecological resources in the quest of attaining economic development, and the possible solutions. It conceptually and theoretically discusses the linkages between biosphere, economic, and human systems.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ramprasad Sengupta
ISBN: 9780198081654 0198081650
OCLC Number: 842842533
Description: xxvi, 365 s. : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: PREFACE ; 1. Introduction ; 2. Economic Theory and Ecological Limits ; 3. Concept of Sustainable Development: Macroeconomic Resource and Income Accounting ; 4. Biosphere and Ecosystems ; 5. Ecological Footprint ; 6. Human System: Population, Development, and Environment ; 7. India's Human Settlement and Micro Living Environment ; 8. Land Use and Land Degradation ; 9. Water Resources ; 10. Forest ; 11. Biodiversity ; 12. Energy ; 13. Non-energy Materials, Recycling, and Wastes ; 14. Global Warming and Climate Change ; 15. Overcoming Ecological Limits: Roles of Knowledge and Human Capital, Human Values, and Institutions ; BIBLIOGRAPHY ; INDEX
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