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Transformational Change in Environmental and Natural Resource Management

Transformational Change in Environmental and Natural Resource Management Guidelines for policy excellence Edited by Mike Young, Christine Esau About the Book The aim of this book is to catalyse global interest in the pursuit of transformational changes in natural resource … Continue reading

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Sustainability and the Art of Long-term Thinking

Publication new Book “Sustainability and the Art of Long-term Thinking” by Bernd Klauer, Reiner Manstetten, Thomas Petersen, Johannes Schiller Dealing with time is intimately linked to sustainability, because sustainability, at its core, involves long-term ethical claims. To live up to … Continue reading

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Publication of new Book on “Social Ecology”

Social Ecology Society-Nature Relations across Time and Space Editors: Helmut Haberl, Marina Fischer-Kowalski, Fridolin Krausmann, Verena Winiwarte A new book on “Social Ecology”. It represents something rare; a continuity of theoretical thinking across three decades, shared by a team of … Continue reading

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Vernon Press – Call for book or chapter proposals

Call for book or chapter proposals: Vernon Press launches a series in “Economic Methodology” Vernon Press invites book proposals on economic methods, broadly construed. All economics-based schools of thought are encouraged to submit. Other disciplines are encouraged to submit, as … Continue reading

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Limits of Economic and Social Knowledge

Insightful new book by Stephen DeCanio Limits of Economic and Social Knowledge Stephen J. DeCanio It might seem that contemporary economic theory offers a scientific account of choice among alternatives. Yet this is only superficially the case; the behavior of … Continue reading

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Handbook of Ecological Economics

Edited by Joan Martínez-Alier, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain and Roldan Muradian, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil ‘This volume is a much-needed addition to the literature on ecological economics. The essays in this volume represent a return to the basic ontological … Continue reading

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New Book: Sustainable Economics

New book Sustainable EconomicsContext, Challenges and Opportunities for the 21st Century Practitioner. (Greenleaf Publishing) Targeted at enabling the modern business student and practitioner to disentangle the complex debate relating to sustainability, this book provides the tools necessary to lead their … Continue reading

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Introduction to Ecological Economics Second Edition

Robert Costanza’s new book: Introduction to Ecological Economics, Second Edition. This edition is a major update and expansion of the 1997 first edition. Ecological economics explores new ways of thinking about how we manage our lives and our planet to … Continue reading

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[NEW BOOK] Degrowth: A Vocabulary for a New Era

Degrowth: A Vocabulary for a New Era edited by Giacomo D’Alisa, Federico Demaria and Giorgos Kallis (Routledge, 2014) Degrowth is a rejection of the illusion of growth and a call to repoliticize the public debate colonized by the idiom of … Continue reading

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Limits of Economic Knowledge – New Book

Limits of Economic and Social Knowledge by Stephen J. DeCanio (Palgrave Macmillan 2014) is now available in both Kindle and hardcover editions:  

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VALUING ECOSYSTEM SERVICES

Methodological Issues and Case Studies Edited by K.N. Ninan, Centre for Economics, Environment and Society, Bangalore, India and Co-Chair, Panel on Methodological Assessment of Scenarios and Modelling of Biodiversity and Ecosystem (IPBES), United Nations, Bonn, Germany. Foreword by Robert Costanza … Continue reading

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Transdisciplinary Sustainability Studies: A Heuristic Approach

Edited by Katri Huutoniemi, Petri TapioRoutledge – 2014 – 216 pagesSeries: Routledge Studies in Sustainability Arising out of human-environment interaction, sustainability problems resist disciplinary categories and simple solutions. This book offers a fresh approach to practical and methodological concerns in … Continue reading

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Creating a Sustainable and Desirable Future

Just released – a new edited book titled: “Creating a Sustainable and Desirable Future: Insights from 45 Global Thought Leaders” that I think might interest you. The book offers a broad, critical discussion of what a sustainable and desirable future … Continue reading

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Power to the People

Just published – POWER TO THE PEOPLE – by Astrid Kander Power to the People Power to the People:Energy in Europe over the Last Five CenturiesAstrid Kander, Paolo Malanima & Paul Warde Cloth | 2014 | $39.50 / £27.95 | … Continue reading

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Sustainability Economics

An Introduction By Peter Bartelmus Published May 24th 2012 by Routledge Series: Routledge Textbooks in Environmental and Agricultural Economics The book is a concise introduction to an emerging field within economics. Drawing on numerous disciplines, including environmental science, environmental and … Continue reading

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