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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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Good News for Ecological Economics!

The newly released Impact Factors show that Ecological Economics, the journal of the International Society for Ecological Economics, has again strengthened its position by an increased Impact Factor : 2.85  (UP from 2.713) If you’d like to see the most-cited … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy World Free Download

FREE BOOK DOWNLOAD Renewable Energy World and Other Adventures in Sustainability  By Roy Morrison Free Kindle download: http://www.ecocivilizationweebly.com/index.html

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Gender and Green Governance in Paperback

New in Paperback Gender and Green Governance The Political Economy of Women’s Presence Within and Beyond Community Forestry Bina Agarwal528 pages | 11 Boxes, 12 Figures, 94 Tables | 234x156mm978-0-19-968302-4 | Paperback | July 2013 (estimated)Also available as: Hardback Price: … Continue reading

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Enough is Enough

Today, I am happy to announce the work of two Center for Advancement of the Steady State Economy (CASSE) staff members, Rob Dietz and Dan O’Neill. They have published a new book, titled Enough is Enough: Building A Sustainable Economy … Continue reading

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