Valuing Nature?

Valuing Nature?

by John Foster
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415129788

ISBN-13: 9780415129787

Pub. Date: 05/01/1997

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.  See more details below

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First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415129787
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/01/1997
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.75(d)
Lexile:
1540L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

List of contributors
Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction: Environmental value and the scope of economics1
1The Environmental 'Valuation' Controversy: Observations on Its Recent History and Significance21
2Values and Preferences in Neo-Classical Environmental Economics32
3Economics, Environmental Policy and the Transcendence of Utilitarianism48
4Rationality and Social Norms67
5Value Pluralism, Incommensurability and Institutions75
6Pricing the Countryside: The Example of Tir Cymen89
7The Relations Between Preservation Value and Existence Value103
8Substitutability: Or, Why Strong Sustainability is Weak and Absurdly Strong Sustainability is Not Absurd119
9Methodology and Institutions: Value as Seen from the Risk Field135
10Existence Value, Moral Commitments and In-Kind Valuation155
11Environmental Management without Environmental Valuation?170
12Multi-Criteria Mapping: Mitigating the Problems of Environmental Valuation?186
13Environmental Valuation, Deliberative Democracy and Public Decision-Making Institutions211
14Environment and Creative Value232
Bibliography247
Index265

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