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Supply-side sustainability

Author: Thomas W Hoekstra; Joseph A Tainter
Publisher: New York Colombia University Press cop. 2003.
Series: Complexity in ecological systems
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This is the first book to integrate ecological and social science in an interdisciplinary treatment of sustainability. The book explains sustainability and collapse in human societies ranging from  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas W Hoekstra; Joseph A Tainter
ISBN: 0231105878 9780231105873
OCLC Number: 1006614086
Description: xv, 459 p.
Contents: Preface 1. The Nature of the Problem Part I. Complexity, Problem Solving, and Social Sustainability 2. Complexity and Social Sustainability: Framework 3. Complexity and Social Sustainability: Experience Part II. A Hierarchical Approach to Ecological Sustainability 4. The Criteria for Observation and Modeling 5. Biomes and the Biosphere 6. Ecosystems, Energy Flows, Evolution, and Emergence 7. Retrospect and Prospects References Index
Series Title: Complexity in ecological systems
Responsibility: T.F.H. Allen, Joseph A. Tainter, Thomas W. Hoekstra.


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