Book Volume 6 2017

Green Economy Reader

Lectures in Ecological Economics and Sustainability

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ISBN: 978-3-319-38917-2 (Print) 978-3-319-38919-6 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xviii

  2. Ecological Economics: Alternative Perspectives

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-23

      The Life Required. Political Economy in the Long Emergency

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      Pages 25-38

      How Economics Can Become Compatible with Democracy

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      Pages 39-53

      Gaps in Mainstream Economics: Energy, Growth, and Sustainability

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      Pages 55-66

      A Further Critique of Growth Economics

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      Pages 67-98

      Multidimensional Assessment of Sustainability: Harmony vs. the Turning Point

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      Pages 99-137

      System of Accounts for Global Entropy-Production (SAGE-P): The Accounting in the Topological Domain Space (TDS) of the Econosphere, Sociosphere, and the Ecosphere

  3. Ecological Economics of Physical Balance: Resources, Climate Change, and Renewable Energy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 139-139

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      Pages 141-160

      The Green Economy in Europe: In Search for a Successful Transition

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      Pages 161-182

      Measuring Natural Resource Use from the Micro to the Macro Level

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      Pages 183-204

      Regenerative Cities

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      Pages 205-236

      Multidimensional Sustainability Assessment for Megacities

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      Chapter

      Pages 237-263

      The Economics of Avoiding Dangerous Climate Change

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      Pages 265-289

      A Precauctionary Strategy to Avoid Dangerous Climate Change is Affordable: 12 Reasons

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      Pages 291-308

      Renewable Energy in the UK: A Slow Transition

  4. Ecological Economics of Social Change

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 309-309

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      Pages 311-332

      Social Metabolism and Ecological Distribution Conflicts in India and Latin America

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      Chapter

      Pages 333-365

      Human Values and Sustainable Development

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      Pages 367-454

      Building a Sustainable and Desirable Economy-in-Society-in-Nature

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 455-463