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Development of Ecological Economics

Development of Ecological Economics

by Robert Costanza
     
 

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Contains reprints of 43 excerpts and articles published between 1955 and 1995. Contributions include Kenneth Boulding's classic, "The Economics of Coming Spaceship Earth" (1966), Herman E. Daly's "Allocation, Distribution, and Scale: Towards an Economics that is Efficient, Just, and Sustainable" (1992), and Charles Perring's "Conservation of Mass and Instability in a Dynamic Economy-Environment System" (1986). Six sections cover historical roots and motivations; basic organizing principles of ecological economics; material and energy flows in ecological and economic systems: theory and applications; accounting for natural capital, ecological limits and sustainable scale; valuation of ecological services; and integrated ecological economic modelling and assessment. No index. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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ISBN-13:
9781858983868
Publisher:
Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/1997
Series:
International Library of Critical Writin
Pages:
816
Product dimensions:
6.88(w) x 9.50(h) x (d)

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