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The political economy of the environment

Author: James K Boyce
Publisher: Cheltenham : Edward Elgar Pub, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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He provides evidence that inequalities of power and wealth affect not only the distribution of environmental costs, but also their overall magnitude: greater inequalities result in more environmental  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James K Boyce
ISBN: 1840643668 9781840643664 1843761084 9781843761082
OCLC Number: 59502286
Description: viii, 145 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Stealing the commons. p. 1. 2. Let them eat risk?. p. 12. 3. Investing in natural and human capital. p. 21. 4. Inequality as a cause of environmental degradation. p. 33. 5. Rethinking the environmental Kuznets curve. p. 47. 6. Power distribution, the environment, and public health. p. 67. 7. globalization of market failure?. p. 88. 8. squandered inheritance. p. 104. 9. Democratizing environmental ownership. p. 125. Name index. p. 139. Subject index. p. 142.
Responsibility: James K. Boyce.

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