Global Sustainability: Social and Environmental Conditions by S. BorghesiGlobal Sustainability: Social and Environmental Conditions by S. Borghesi

Global Sustainability: Social and Environmental Conditions

byS. Borghesi

Hardcover | April 30, 2008

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This book examines how consistent the post-war process of globalization has been with the basic requisites of sustainable development. It argues that the polarization of public opinion into support of either globalization or sustainable development has not helped an understanding of the issues, and that the confrontation should be abandoned.
ALESSANDRO VERCELLI is Full Professor of Economics at the University of Siena, Italy. He is Vice President of the Executive Committee of the International Economic Association. He is author and editor of several books and articles in the fields of economic policy, economic methodology, cycle theory and environmental economics.SIMONE BO...
Title:Global Sustainability: Social and Environmental ConditionsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.81 inPublished:April 30, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:023054696X

ISBN - 13:9780230546967


Table of Contents

Preface Introductory Remarks: Definitions, Preview, Foundations Inequality, Poverty and the Kuznets Curve Sustainability Conditions and the Environmental Kuznets Curve Sustainable Development, Global Warming and Energy Trends Inequality, Health and the Environment The 'New' Globalization The Sustainable Firm: Long Run Performance and Corporate Social Responsibility Liberalism, Perfect Competition and Real Markets Concluding Remarks: The Argument in a Nutshell, its Policy Implications and the Liberal Dilemma