Alternatives for Environmental Valuation

Alternatives for Environmental Valuation

by Michael Getzner, Clive Spash, Sigrid Stagl
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415310121

ISBN-13: 9780415310123

Pub. Date: 12/03/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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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