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Institutions, Sustainability, and Natural Resources:: Institutions for Sustainable Forest Management

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A new economic theory, rather than a new public policy based on old theory, is needed to guide humanity toward sustainability. Institutions are a critical dimension of sustainability and sustainable forest management, and economic analysis of institutional dimension requires an inclusionist rather than an exclusionist approach. This book provides a systematic critique of neoclassical economic approaches and their limitations with respect to sustainability. Leading institutional economists discuss theoretical perspectives about appropriate institutions for sustainable forest management, markets for environmental services, deforestation and specialization, and some country experiences about Kyoto Protocol, international trade, biodiversity conservation, and sustainable forest management in general. The book includes the ideas from old as well as new institutional economics and discusses the main features of Post-Newtonian economics. This book follows a companion book, Economics, Sustainability, and Natural Resources: Economics of Sustainable Forest Management, volume 1 of the series.

Synopsis:

This work proposes that new economic theory, rather than a new public policy based on old theory, is needed to guide humanity toward sustainability. The book includes the ideas from old as well as new institutional economics, discussed in detail by leading experts in the field. This book follows a companion work, 'Economics, Sustainability, and Natural Resources: Economics of Sustainable Forest Management', volume 1 of the series.

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List of Figures and Tables.- About the Contributors.- Preface and Acknowledgements.- Theoretical Perspectives on Institutions for Sustainable Forest Management.- Markets and Sustainable Forest Management.- Deforestation, Specialization and Sustainable Forest Management.- Country-Specific Institutional Experiences.- Epilogue.- Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781402034794
Editor:
Kant, Shashi
Editor:
Berry, R. Albert
Editor:
Kant, Shashi
Editor:
Berry, R. Albert
Author:
Kant, Shashi
Author:
Berry, R. Albert
Author:
Kant, S.
Publisher:
Springer
Subject:
Natural Resources
Subject:
Business Law
Subject:
Forest management
Subject:
Sustainable forestry
Subject:
Economics - General
Subject:
Trees & Forests - General
Subject:
Plants - Trees
Subject:
Business-Business Law General
Subject:
Environmental economics
Subject:
Economics/Management Science, general
Subject:
Law and economics
Subject:
Forestry management
Subject:
Economic Policy
Subject:
Environmental management
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Book
Series:
Sustainability, Economics, and Natural Resources
Series Volume:
2
Publication Date:
June 2005
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
380
Dimensions:
240 x 160 mm 1590 gr

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"Synopsis" by , This work proposes that new economic theory, rather than a new public policy based on old theory, is needed to guide humanity toward sustainability. The book includes the ideas from old as well as new institutional economics, discussed in detail by leading experts in the field. This book follows a companion work, 'Economics, Sustainability, and Natural Resources: Economics of Sustainable Forest Management', volume 1 of the series.
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