The Earthscan Reader in Environmental Values

The Earthscan Reader in Environmental Values

by Linda Kalof
     
 

ISBN-10: 1844071677

ISBN-13: 9781844071678

Pub. Date: 06/28/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This comprehensive reader offers in-depth analyses of critical developments in environmental values, bringing together in one volume the most influential scholarship in the field. Each carefully selected contribution assesses some of the most pressing issues of our time, focusing on the relationship between human values, world views and preferences, and the natural…  See more details below

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This comprehensive reader offers in-depth analyses of critical developments in environmental values, bringing together in one volume the most influential scholarship in the field. Each carefully selected contribution assesses some of the most pressing issues of our time, focusing on the relationship between human values, world views and preferences, and the natural world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781844071678
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/28/2005
Series:
Earthscan Reader Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Environmental values : an introduction - relativistic and axiomatic traditions in the study of environmental values
1Contingent valuation : a user's guide6
2Economic and ecological concepts for valuing ecosystem services18
3The development of environmental thinking in economics41
4Non-anthropocentric value theory and environmental ethics67
5Environmental ethics and weak anthropocentrism81
6A defence of the deep ecology movement97
7Radical American environmentalism and 'wilderness' preservation : a third world critique102
8Class, race and gender discourse in the ecofeminism/deep ecology debate113
9The biological basis for human values of nature131
10Christianity, environmentalism and the theoretical problem of fundamentalism156
11Measuring endorsement of the new ecological paradigm : a revised NEP scale172
12Value orientations, gender and environmental concern188
13Environmental values : a place-based theory207
14Valuing public goods : the purchase of moral satisfaction231
15Protected values246
16Aggregation and deliberation in valuing public goods : a look beyond contingent pricing273
17Valuing environmental resources : a constructive approach296
18What should we do? : human ecology and collective decision making316

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