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Sustainability, Economics, and Natural Resources

Institutions, Sustainability, and Natural Resources

Institutions for Sustainable Forest Management

Editors: Kant, Shashi, Berry, R. Albert (Eds.)

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About this book

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.

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  • Sustainability, Institutions, and Forest Management

    Kant, Shashi (et al.)

    Pages 1-20

  • In Search of Optimal Institutions for Sustainable Forest Management: Lessons from Developed and Developing Countries

    Luckert, M.K. Marty

    Pages 21-42

  • Modern Economic Theory and the Challenge of Embedded Tenure Institutions: African Attempts to Reform Local Forest Policies

    Diaw, Mariteuw Chimère

    Pages 43-81

  • Organizations, Institutions, External Setting and Institutional Dynamics

    Kant, Shashi (et al.)

    Pages 83-113

  • Valuing Forest Ecosystems — An Institutional Perspective

    Vatn, Arild

    Pages 115-134

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eBook 142,79 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4020-3519-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 187,19 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4020-3479-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
Softcover 187,19 €
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  • ISBN 978-90-481-6878-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Institutions, Sustainability, and Natural Resources
Book Subtitle
Institutions for Sustainable Forest Management
Editors
  • Shashi Kant
  • R. Albert Berry
Series Title
Sustainability, Economics, and Natural Resources
Series Volume
2
Copyright
2005
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
eBook ISBN
978-1-4020-3519-7
DOI
10.1007/1-4020-3519-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4020-3479-4
Softcover ISBN
978-90-481-6878-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 362
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