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The ecological economics of consumption

The ecological economics of consumption

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Published by E. Elgar in Cheltenham, UK, Northampton, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Consumption (Economics) -- Environmental aspects,
  • Sustainable development,
  • Environmental policy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    Statementedited by Lucia A. Reisch, Inge Røpke
    SeriesCurrent issues in ecological economics
    ContributionsReisch, Lucia A, Røpke, Inge, 1953-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB801 .E27 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 259 p. :
    Number of Pages259
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17151783M
    ISBN 101843765128
    LC Control Number2004053319

    Research on consumption from an environmental perspective has exploded since the late s. This important new volume cuts across disciplines to present the latest research in the field. The book is divided into three parts, the first of which addresses the problems of consumption both as a concept and as an economic and social force with high environmental impact. In the second . Ecological Economics for their intellectual contributions and the community of scholarship and support they provide. We especially wish to acknowledge Robert Costanza, and the faculty at the Gund Institute for Ecological Economics at the University of Vermont, as well as our col-leagues at the University of Maryland School of Public Affairs. We File Size: 2MB.

    Ecological economics will be one of the most important endeavors of the 21st century as nations and the world population approach, breach, and adjust to supply shocks such as Peak Oil and environmental crises such as climate Size: KB. Ecological Macroeconomics: Consumption, Investment, and Climate Change Article (PDF Available) September with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

    Ecological footprint, measure of the demands made by a person or group of people on global natural resources. It has become one of the most widely used measures of humanity’s effect upon the environment and has been used to highlight both the apparent unsustainability of current practices and global inequalities. 1. Introduction. Reducing overall consumption levels in rich countries is central to ecologically and socially benign development, but it has not achieved a central place in ecological economics. 1 Instead, there is ambiguity, even conflict, underlying much debate regarding whether consumption should fall or rise further. On the one hand environmental pressures require that consumption Cited by:


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The journal is concerned with extending and integrating the understanding of the interfaces and interplay between "nature's household" (ecosystems) and "humanity's household" (the economy).Ecological economics is an interdisciplinary field defined by a set of concrete problems or challenges related to governing economic activity in a way that promotes human well-being.

The book is divided into three parts, the first of which addresses the problems of consumption both as a concept and as an economic and social force with high environmental impact. In the second part, the authors try to explain consumption as an attempt by individuals to satisfy different types of needs while simultaneously being embedded in.

It's all about limits, carrying capacity and the impossibility to increase production and disseminate unsustainable consumption patterns without consider source-sink limitations. It's a fundamental economics book for a new era of ecological constraints. Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse.

See all reviews from the United States/5(13). ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm: Contents: The place of consumption in ecological economics / Inge Røpke and Lucia A. Reisch --Questionable assumptions about sustainable consumption / Richard Wilk --The society, its products and the environmental role of consumption / Joachim H.

Chapter 1: The Place of Consumption in Ecological Economics Chapter 2: Questionable assumptions about sustainable consumption Chapter 3: The society, its products and the environmental role of consumptionCited by: Special Section on 'Ecological Economics: The Next 30 Years', edited by Joshua Farley and Katie Kish.

Edited by Joshua Farley, Katie Kish. 17 April Special Section on 'Ecological Economics of Water: Social and Political Perspectives', edited by Olivier Petit, Arnaud Buchs, Philippe Roman and Iratxe Calvo-Mendieta. Consumption Economics book.

Read 19 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. If you’re a tech company, the most dramatic effect of megatre /5. The authors propose a multi-criteria approach to sustainable diets, giving equal weight to nutrition and public health, the environment, socio-cultural issues, food quality, economics and governance.

This six-pronged approach to sustainable diets brings order and rationality to what either is seen as too complex to handle or is addressed.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource (xi, pages): illustrations. Contents: The place of consumption in ecological economics / Inge Røpke and Lucia A. Reisch --Questionable assumptions about sustainable consumption / Richard Wilk --The society, its products and the environmental role of consumption / Joachim H.

Ecological economics tries to study everything outside the market as well as everything inside the market and bring the two together. Conventional economics doesn't really recognize the importance of scale—the fact that we live on a finite planet, or that the economy, as a subsystem, cannot grow indefinitely into this larger, containing system.

consumption – as can be seen in ecological economics. Thirdly, the demand for inputs from national and international organizations called for contributions from consultancies and other suppliers of applied research outside universities, in particular from the late s. The motivation for dealing with consumption in ecological economicsFile Size: KB.

PART 3 ISSUES IN ECOLOGICAL ECONOMICS AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT 61 7. Consumption and welfare: two views of value added 64 8.

Ecological economics: the concept of scale and its relation to allocation, distribution, and uneconomic growth 82 9. Sustaining our commonwealth of nature and knowledge The steady-state economy and peak oil Buy The Ecological Economics of Consumption (Current Issues in Ecological Economics series) by Reisch, Lucia A., Ropke, Inge (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Please check the relevant section in this Guide for Authors for more. This text book presents the basics. It is more comprehensive than most other works in this area, and also has greater depth.

(If this is your first expedition into ecological economics, though, you might want to try instead "Beyond Growth", by one of this book's co-authors.) This text book points out that ever-greater material consumption Cited by: In The Ecological Economics of Consumption we learn how to cope with this challenge effectively and how to eventually reach a level of sustainable consumption.’ – Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker, Bundestag Environment Committee, Germany Research on consumption from an environmental perspective has exploded since the late s.

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Daly, Herman E. Ecological economics: principles and applications / by Herman E. Daly and Joshua File Size: 2MB.

Ecological economics is a new transdisciplinary approach to understanding and managing the ecology and economics of our world for sustainability on local, regional, and global scales. The previous isolation of these two fields has led to economic and environmental policies that have been mutually destructive rather than reinforcing in the long term.

This new book presents important research in the field of ecological economics which is a trans-disciplinary field of academic research that addresses the dynamic and spatial interdependence between human economies and natural ecosystems.

Ecological economics brings together and connects different disciplines, within the natural and social sciences but especially between Reviews: 1.

Economics (/ ɛ k ə ˈ n ɒ m ɪ k s, iː k ə-/) is the social science that studies the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services. Economics focuses on the behaviour and interactions of economic agents and how economies work.

Microeconomics analyzes basic elements in the economy, including individual agents and markets, their interactions, and the .The field of Ecological Economics has three goals: 1) A sustainable level of consumption, 2) Just distribution, and 3) Efficient allocation. Make no mistake, this is a textbook.

I will say that the ideas presented in the text are conveyed with concrete examples very frequently/5.The emerging paradigm for ecological economics championed in this new book recenters the field of economics on the fact of the Earth's limitations, requiring a total reconfiguration of the goals of the economy, how we understand the fundamentals of human prosperity, and, ultimately, how we assess humanity's place in the community of beings.