Towards an Integrated Paradigm in Heterodox Economics: Alternative Approaches to the Current Eco…

Hardcover | January 15, 2012

EditorJulien-Francois Gerber, Rolf Steppacher

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The human imprint on the biosphere has become so pronounced in recent years that there has been talk of a new geological era, the 'Anthropocene'. Gathering contributions from some of the world's foremost heterodox economists, this book explores the new economic directionsandparadigmsthat are required to respond to this crisis.

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The human imprint on the biosphere has become so pronounced in recent years that there has been talk of a new geological era, the 'Anthropocene'. Gathering contributions from some of the world's foremost heterodox economists, this book explores the new economic directionsandparadigmsthat are required to respond to this crisis.

JULIEN-FRANÇOIS GERBERVisiting Fellow at the Department of Economics, Harvard University, USA. After studying Biology and Development in Zurich, Chicago and Geneva, he did his PhD in Ecological Economics at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain. He has published several articles in journals such as Ecological Economics, Agraria...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 9.69 × 5.68 × 0.86 inPublished:January 15, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230303587

ISBN - 13:9780230303584

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Table of Contents

The Integration of Social, Ecological and Economic Knowledge; C.Splash
Hunger, Poverty, and Financial Crisis: are we Trapped in an Obsolete Economic Order?; D.Bromley
From Utilitarianism to Evolution in Ecological Economics; G.Hodgson
Linking Ecological Economics and Political Ecology: Social Metabolism, Ecological Distribution Conflicts, and Languages of Valuation; J.Martinez-Alier
The Elephant in the Room: a Critical Appraisal of Economic Narratives on Peak Oil; M.Giampietro& K.Mayumi
Meanings and Significance of Property with Reference to Today's Three Major Eco-institutional Crises; R.Steppacher& J.F.Gerber
Ten Policies for a Steady State Economy; H.Daly