The Earthscan Reader in Environmental Values

The Earthscan Reader in Environmental Values

by Linda Kalof
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1844071677

ISBN-13: 9781844071678

Pub. Date: 06/28/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

In an effort to define the meaning, representations and study of environmental values in the context of policy decisions about land management and conservation efforts, the contributors of these 18 articles describe economic, philosophical, ethical, anthropological and sociological themes as well as issues of judgment and decision making. They describe such elements

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In an effort to define the meaning, representations and study of environmental values in the context of policy decisions about land management and conservation efforts, the contributors of these 18 articles describe economic, philosophical, ethical, anthropological and sociological themes as well as issues of judgment and decision making. They describe such elements as contingent valuation, the value of ecosystem services, the development of environmental thinking in economics, non-anthropocentric value theory and environmental ethics, class, race and gender discourse, Christian fundamentalism, value orientations, the value of moral satisfaction, and collective decision-making. Distributed by Stylus. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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
• Part I: Economic Themes in Environmental Values
• Contingent Valuation: A User's Guide
• Economic and Ecological Concepts for Valuing Ecosystem Services
• The Development of Environmental Thinking in Economics
• Part II: Philosophical and Ethical Themes in Environmental Values
• Non-Anthropocentric Value Theory and Environmental Ethics
• Environmental Ethics and Weak Anthropocentrism
• A Defence of the Deep Ecology Movement
• Radical American Environmentalism and 'Wilderness' Preservation: A Third World Critique
• Class, Race and Gender Discourse in the Ecofeminism/Deep Ecology Debate
• The Biological Basis for Human Values of Nature
• Part III: Anthropological and Sociological Themes in Environmental Values
• Christianity, Environmentalism and the Theoretical Problem of Fundamentalism
• Measuring Endorsement of the New Ecological Paradigm: A Revised NEP Scale
• Value Orientations, Gender and Environmental Concern
• Environmental Values: A Place-Based Theory
• Part IV: Judgement and Decision Making Themes in Environmental Values
• Valuing Public Goods: The Purchase of Moral Satisfaction
• Protected Values
• Aggregation and Deliberation in Valuing Public Goods: A Look Beyond Contingent Pricing
• Valuing Environmental Resources: A Constructive Approach
• What Should We Do? Human Ecology and Collective Decision Making *

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