By Rajaram Krishnan, Jonathan Harris, Neva R. Goodwin
The emergent self-discipline of ecological economics is predicated at the concept that the world's economies are a functionality of the earth's ecosystems - an concept that noticeably reverses the realm view of neoclassical economics. A Survey of Ecological Economics offers the 1st assessment of this new box, and a finished and systematic survey of its serious literature.
The editors of the amount summarize ninety-five seminal articles, chosen via an exhaustive survey, that boost the sphere of ecological economics and symbolize the easiest considering to this point within the zone. each one two-to three-page precis is much extra complete than a regular summary, and provides either the subjects coated in each one paper and an important arguments made approximately every one subject. Sections hide:
- historical point of view
- definition, scope, and interdisciplinary concerns
- theoretical frameworks and strategies
- energy and source movement research
- accounting and evaluate
- North-South/international matters
- ethical/social/institutional matters
each one part is preceded by way of an introductory essay that outlines the present country of data within the box and proposes a examine time table for the longer term.