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Socioecological transitions and global change : trajectories of social metabolism and land use

Author: Marina Fischer-Kowalski; Helmut Haberl
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, ©2007.
Series: Advances in ecological economics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This significant new book analyses fundamental changes in society-nature interaction: the socioeconomic use of materials, energy and land. The volume presents a number of case studies addressing transitions from an agrarian to an industrial socioecological regime, analysed within the materials and energy flow accounting (MEFA) framework. It is argued that by concentrating on the biophysical dimensions of change in  Read more...
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Socioecological transitions and global change.
Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, ©2007
(DLC) 2007000703
(OCoLC)78788521
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marina Fischer-Kowalski; Helmut Haberl
ISBN: 9781847205384 1847205380 9781847209436 1847209432
OCLC Number: 171288779
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 263 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Conceptualizing, observing and comparing socioecological transitions / Marina Fischer-Kowalski, Helmut Haberl --
Land-use change and socioeconomic metabolism : a macro view of Austria 1830-2000 / Fridolin Krausmann, Helmut Haberl --
The fossil fuel-powered carbon sink : carbon flows and Austria's energetic metabolism in a long-term perspective / Karl-Heinz Erb, Helmut Haberl, Fridolin Krausmann --
The great transformation : a socio-metabolic reading of the industrialization of the United Kingdom / Heinz Schandl, Fridolin Krausmann --
The local base of the historical agrarian : industrial transition and the interaction between scales / Helmut Haberl, Fridolin Krausmann --
The local base of transitions in developing countries / Clemens M. Grünbühel, Simron J. Singh, Marina Fischer-Kowalski --
Transition in a contemporary context : patterns of development in a globalizing world / Nina Eisenmenger, Jesus Ramos Martin, Heinz Schandl --
Conclusions : likely and unlikely pasts, possible and impossible futures / Marina Fischer-Kowalski, Helmut Haberl, Fridolin Krausmann.
Series Title: Advances in ecological economics.
Responsibility: edited by Marina Fischer-Kowalski and Helmut Haberl.
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