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Economy, Environment and Technology: A Socioeconomic Approach : A Socioeconomic Approach - Beat Burgenmeier

Economy, Environment and Technology: A Socioeconomic Approach

A Socioeconomic Approach

Hardcover Published: 1st September 1994
ISBN: 9781563244131
Number Of Pages: 224

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A study of local government and politics in China, exploring when and why local government officials comply with policy directives from above. The author draws on interviews with government officials in various municipalities and a review of county records and other government documents.

List of Tables and Figures
Introductionp. 3
Estimating Nonuse Values Requires Interdisciplinary Researchp. 11
Understanding Environmental Problems: A Sociological Perspectivep. 27
Recycling Consumer Waste: A Behavioral Science Approach to Environmental Protection Policyp. 51
New Approaches in Ecological Economics: Energy Analysis and the Socioeconomic Elements of Environmental Economicsp. 77
Economic-Ethical and Bioeconomic Elements of "Practical" Economicsp. 107
Sustainable Development and the Economic Growth Debatep. 121
The Physical and Biological Environment - The Socioeconomy of Sustainable Developmentp. 139
Nearly Uncontrollable Pollution of an Agrarian System: A Socioeconomic Case Studyp. 165
Environmental Policy: Beyond the Economic Dimensionp. 175
The Challenge of Economics to Political Modernity: Some Views on the Limits of Collective Action and Powerp. 191
Indexp. 209
Contributorsp. 217
About the Editorp. 219
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ISBN: 9781563244131
ISBN-10: 1563244136
Series: Studies in Socio-Economics
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 1st September 1994
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.88  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.52