Crisis, Innovation and Sustainable Development: The Ecological Opportunity

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Blandine Laperche, Nadine Levratto, Dimitri Uzunidis
Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2012 - Business & Economics - 352 pages
'This book talks about a genuine greening of the economy: from the most theoretical aspects, e.g. the genealogy of ecological economics, to the most practical. The two most prominent conclusions are, for me: this greening cannot be achieved by compani
 

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Contents

the ecological opportunity in a global system in crisis
1
PART I Strengths of change for a green economy
17
opportunities and challenges
19
2 The emergence of ecological opportunities and firms behaviour
37
how to foster behavioural change
67
myth or reality?
96
PART II Theoretical origins and political aspects of the ecological opportunity
113
5 Regreening the Earth while making our economies more peaceful and fair
115
8 Political economy of innovation and sustainable development
184
9 Capital accumulation crisis and return to nature?
207
PART III Ecological opportunity in a changing world
231
10 Towards a social and environmental economy
233
11 Formation and deformation of the environmental Kuznets curve for CO2 emissions
243
foundations opportunities and constraints
259
13 Global governance resources and sustainable economic development A critical approach to the international economy
285
some proposals from the Stiglitz Report
309

6 Economic theories environmental issues and history of thought
139
the teachings of the Physiocrats and the Classics
163

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