The Political Economy Of The Environment
James K. Boyce, Professor of Economics and Program Director for Development, Peacebuilding, and the Environment, Political Economy Research Institute, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, US
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Economic activities that degrade the environment do not simply pit humans against nature. They also pit some humans against others. Some benefit from these activities; others bear net costs from pollution and resource depletion.
Contents: 1. Stealing the Commons 2. Let Them Eat Risk? 3. Investing in Natural and Human Capital 4. Inequality as a Cause of Environmental Degradation 5. Rethinking the Environmental Kuznets Curve 6. Power Distribution, the Environment, and Public Health 7. The Globalization of Market Failure? 8. A Squandered Inheritance 9. Democratizing Environmental Ownership Index