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New Book Sustainability in Practice

Ecological Economics: Sustainability in Practice S.E. Shmelev, University of Oxford, Oxfordshire, UK In a concise and crisp manner, this book presents the state of the art in ecological economics, an interdisciplinary field focused on the analysis of sustainability of global, … Continue reading

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ISEE Recommended Reading Available in Google Books

Title: Ecological economics: energy, environment, and society Authors: Juan Martínez Alier, Klaus Schlüpmann Edition: Reprint Publisher: B. Blackwell, 1990 ISBN: 0631171460, 9780631171461 Length: 287 pages Title: The Environmentalism of the Poor Author: Juan Martinez-Alier Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2002 Length: … Continue reading

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Water Footprint Available Books

Virtual water: tackling the threat to our planet’s most precious resource (2011) by Tony Allan The water footprint assessment manual: Setting the global standard (2011) by Arjen Hoekstra et al. – www.waterfootprint.org/?page=files/WaterFootprintAssessmentManual Corporate water strategies (2011) by William Sarni – … Continue reading

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Handbook on Trade and Environment

Handbook on Trade and Environment Edited by Kevin P. Gallagher Edward Elgar, 2008 The related crises associated with global finance, energy, climate change, and food have brought new urgency to debates over international trade and sustainable development.  Increasingly, policy-makers, advocates … Continue reading

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Gender and Green Governance

The Political Economy of Women’s Presence Within and Beyond Community Forestry Bina Agarwal Director and Professor of Economics, Institute of Economic Growth, University of Delhi, India Economists studying environmental collective action and green governance have paid little attention to gender. … Continue reading

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New Textbook from Stanford Microeconomic Theory Old and New

Stanford University Press is pleased to announce "an excellent and timely guide for students on the evolution of microeconomic theory" Microeconomic Theory Old and New A Student’s Guide John M. Gowdy This book presents the core model of contemporary economic … Continue reading

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Introduction to Ecological Economics

The first edition of Introduction to Ecological Economics, originally, published by in 1997 by St. Lucie Press, has recently been put up on the Encyclopedia of Earth. Read the ISEE press release or the actual e-book. (Press Release)

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Socioecological Transitions and Global Change

Edited by Marnina Fischer-Kowalski and Helmut Haberl, Edward Elgar, May 2007 Contributors include: N. Eisenmenger, K.H. Erb, M. Fischer-Kowalski, C.M. Grunbuhel, H. Haberl, F. Krausmann, J. Ramos Martin, H. Schandl, S.J. Singh Foreword by Joan Martinez-Alier This new book analyses … Continue reading

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Natural Capital and Human Economic Survival

Thomas Prugh with Robert Costanza, John H. Cumberland, Herman E. Daly, Robert Goodland, and Richard B. Norgaard Foreword by Paul Hawken CRC Press – Lewis Publishers Second Edition, 1999 ISBN: 1566703980

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An Introduction to Ecological Economics

Robert Costanza, John H. Cumberland, Herman E. Daly, Robert Goodland, and Richard B. Norgaard CRC Press – St. Lucie Press First Edition, 1997 ISBN: 1884015727

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The Local Politics of Global Sustainability

Tom Prugh, Robert Costanza, Herman E. Daly Island Press 2000

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Corporate Social Responsibility in Europe

Book publication on sustainability impact of CSR Corporate Social Responsibility in Europe: New book presents results of a three year research project on the sustainability impact of CSR The acid test of corporate social responsibility (CSR) is simply this: does … Continue reading

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The Promise and the Perils of Agricultural Trade Liberalization

GDAE’s Timothy A. Wise was in Brazil and Bolivia for the launch of the Portuguese and Spanish versions of the report, “The Promise and the Perils of Agricultural Trade Liberalization: Lessons from Latin America.”  The report, released last year in … Continue reading

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Ecological Economics

Edited by Clive L. Spash Series: Critical Concepts in the Environment Article

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Globalization of Water

Authors: Arjen Hoekstra (University of Twente) and Ashok Chapagain (WWF-UK). Publisher: Blackwell Publishing. “Globalization of Water” is a first-of-its-kind review of the critical relationship between globalization and sustainable water management. It explores the impact of international trade on local water … Continue reading

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