The Resource Sustainable development indicators in ecological economics, edited by Philip Lawn

Sustainable development indicators in ecological economics, edited by Philip Lawn

Label
Sustainable development indicators in ecological economics
Title
Sustainable development indicators in ecological economics
Statement of responsibility
edited by Philip Lawn
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
'This book presents a comprehensive collection of essays from some of the world's leading experts, surveying and highlighting both the potential and the limitations of a number of indicators specifically designed to measure sustainable development. Illustrative applications are presented throughout in order to demonstrate the value of the approaches discussed. This book is highly recommended for all those who are interested in a better understanding of what sustainable development is and its likely associated indicators, and ultimately aims to contribute to a better foundation for public decis
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
338.9/27
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HC79.E5
LC item number
S866854 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • statistics
Series statement
Current issues in ecological economics
Label
Sustainable development indicators in ecological economics, edited by Philip Lawn
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Contents; Contributors; 1. Introduction; 2. Sustainable development: concept and indicators; 3. The economic rationale for green accounting; 4. Environmental accounting and policy making; 5. Estimating the economic impacts of climate change by means of green accounting; 6. A critical appraisal of genuine savings as an indicator of sustainability; 7. An assessment of alternative measures of sustainable economic welfare; 8. Policy implications of the Index of Sustainable Economic Welfare: Thailand as a case study; 9. Some constructive criticisms of the Index of Sustainable Economic Welfare
  • 10. Measurement of the natural capital stock: conceptual foundations and preliminary empirics11. Indicators and measures of critical natural capital; 12. Ecological Footprint accounts for advancing sustainability: measuring human demands on nature; 13. Managing for sustainability: ecological footprints, ecosystem health and the Forest Capital Index; 14. Sustainability scenarios as interpretive frameworks for indi
Control code
ocm65181736
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 467 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781845428952
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
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ebl244912
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b35407554
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)65181736
  • pebco1845420993

Library Locations

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