Alternatives for Environmental Valuation

Alternatives for Environmental Valuation

by Michael Getzner, Clive Spash, Sigrid Stagl
     
 

Methods for raising awareness of how human’s value the environment range from monetary valuation through to greater public participation in decisions. In this book a group of international experts explore innovative alternatives which are critically evaluated and compared. Lessons are drawn from both the successes and failures of different approaches. Case

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Overview

Methods for raising awareness of how human’s value the environment range from monetary valuation through to greater public participation in decisions. In this book a group of international experts explore innovative alternatives which are critically evaluated and compared. Lessons are drawn from both the successes and failures of different approaches. Case studies address a wide variety of cutting edge environmental problems from agro-forestry and wetlands to climate change, biodiversity and genetically modified organisms.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415310123
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/03/2004
Series:
Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics Series, #4
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

1. Exploring Alternatives for Environmental Valuation Part 1: Extending the Environmental Valuation Approach 2. A Framework for Valuing Nature: Regional Biodiversity 3. Non-Use Values and Attitudes: Wetlands Threatened by Climate Change 4. Modelling Environmental Behaviour: Socio-Psychological Simulation Part 2: Taking Multiple Criteria into Account 5. Assessing the Quality of Different MCDA Methods 6. MCDA and Stakeholder Participation: Valuing Forest Resources 7. Confronting Risk with Precaution: A Multi-Criteria Mapping of Genetically Modified Crops Part 3: Deliberation, Participation and Value Expression 8. Consumer Valuation and Citizen Deliberation: Towards a Comparison 9. Three Approaches to Valuing Nature: Forest Floodplain Restoration 10. Deliberation and Economic Valuation: National Park Management 11. The Challenges of Stakeholder Participation: Agri-Environmental Policy 12. Preference Transformation through Deliberation: Protecting World Heritage

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