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Environmental Policy and Societal Aims - Studies in Ecological Economics 2 (Paperback)
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Environmental Policy and Societal Aims - Studies in Ecological Economics 2 (Paperback)

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Paperback 335 Pages / Published: 05/11/2012
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Sustainable development and environmental improvement are often regarded as intrinsically valuable a priori. As a result, the policies by which these goals are to be attained is often inadequately scrutinised. In this book, ecological economics addresses the institutional and policymaking aspects of environmental problems, thus covering a broad socioeconomic research agenda, in contradistinction to mainstream economic approaches. The approach advocated here is open to differing viewpoints on the same issue, sees conflict resolution as a social process, and accepts the need for research into political-economic issues, according a prominent position to the aims of society itself. An in-depth analysis of the policy process is followed in order to understand the pitfalls and barriers that will confront society on the road to sustainable development.
Readership: The broad approach advocated will appeal to all involved in environmental problems - decision makers, NGO members, and academic scholars.

Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9789401059282
Number of pages: 335
Weight: 556 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 18 mm
Edition: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 199

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