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Sustainability in Action : Sectoral and Regional Case Studies : Advances in Ecological Economics Series - Jorg Kohn

Sustainability in Action : Sectoral and Regional Case Studies

Advances in Ecological Economics Series

By: Jorg Kohn (Editor), John M. Gowdy (Editor), Jan Van Der Straaten (Editor)

Hardcover ISBN: 9781840640670
Number Of Pages: 320

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Contents: Preface Part I: Introduction Part II: Designing Industry for Sustainability Part III: Measuring and Designing Sustainable Agriculture Part IV: Tools for Integrative Landscape Planning, Environmental Protection and Restoration Part V: Designing Policies for Sustainability Index Contributors: P. Antunes, W. Bauer, F. Berkhout, B. Blättel-Mink, J.D. Erickson, M. Giampietro, J. Gowdy, H. Horsch, K. Hubacek, B.J. Hubbell, L. Jordão, J. Köhn, G.-M. Lange, B.S. Nielsen, K.A. Nielsen, P. Nijkamp, S.U. O'Hara, P. Olsén, G. Pastore, D. Pelletiere, H. Pulm, I. Ring, R. Santos, S. Stagl, J. van der Straaten, D.B. van Veen-Groot, R. Welsh.

List of Figuresp. vii
List of Tablesp. ix
List of Contributorsp. xi
Prefacep. xvi
Introduction
Sustainability as a Management Conceptp. 3
Designing Industry for Sustainability
Sustainable Economy--Fact or Fiction?p. 19
Firms, Product Life-cycles and Innovationp. 34
Eco-performance Evaluationp. 61
Sustainability and Industrial Democracyp. 78
Eco-restructuring and the 'Friction of Distance'p. 88
Measuring and Designing Sustainable Agriculture
The AMOEBA Approach: a Tool for Multidimensional Analyses of Agricultural System Performancep. 109
Can a Firm be Ethical? Friedman, Georgescu-Roegen and Sustainable Agriculturep. 135
Issues in Measuring the Benefits of Transgenic Crops to Sustainable Agriculturep. 151
Tools for Integrative Landscape Planning, Environmental Protection and Restoration
Restructuring of Bohlen Industrial Site in View of Regional Sustainable Developmentp. 177
Conservation and Social Discourse Processes: an Example from Austriap. 186
A Process Report on Ecological Economic Watershed Management: The Torgal Watershed, Portugalp. 205
Designing Policies for Sustainability
Sustainable Transport and 'Factor Four'p. 223
Economic Development from the Ground Up: a Socioecological Approach to Urban Developmentp. 243
In Search of Sustainable Development: Lessons in Application from the Adirondack Parkp. 261
Natural Resource Accounts as a Tool for Sustainability in Namibiap. 281
Indexp. 297
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ISBN: 9781840640670
ISBN-10: 1840640677
Series: Advances in Ecological Economics Series
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 16.51  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.64

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