Green Economics: Confronting the Ecological Crisis

Editor/Author Hahnel, Robin
Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Routledge

Single-User Purchase Price: $175.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $262.50
ISBN: 978-0-7656-2795-7
Category: Business, Finance & Economics - Economics
Image Count: 7
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

The most valuable contribution of this book is the section on climate change, which details the history of international climate negotiations; an exercise on climate change treaties can be implemented in the classroom. Summing Up: Recommended. General and undergraduate collections.

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Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Part I. Toward a New Paradigm
  • 1. Something Happened on the Way to the Twenty-First Century
  • 2. Cost-Benefit Analysis: Beware
  • 3. What on Earth Is Sustainable Development?
  • Part II. Why the Environment Is at Risk
  • 4. Useful Insights From Mainstream Economics
  • 5. Where Mainstream Economics Dare Not Go
  • Part III. Environmental Policy
  • 6. Free-Market Environmentalism: Misinterpreting the Coase Theorem
  • 7. Real-World Environmental Policy
  • Part IV. Climate Change
  • 8. A Brief History of Climate Negotiations
  • 9. Criticisms of Kyoto
  • 10. Beyond Kyoto
  • Appendix to Part IV: Exercise on Climate Control Treaties
  • Conclusion
  • References
  • About the Author