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Author: Jennifer Wells
ISBN: 0415695775
Subcategory: Economics
Pages 368 pages
Publisher Routledge; 1 edition (August 16, 2012)
Language English
Category: Moneymaking
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Hardback – 2015-07-02 Routledge Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics. The Jevons Paradox and the Myth of Resource Efficiency Improvements. Complex dynamic system studies have been studied explicitly in the natural sciences, and most only implicitly throughout other fields. This book studies the limits imposed by the depletion of fossil fuels and the requirements of climate stabilization on economic growth with a focus on China. The book intends to examine the potentials of various energy resources, including oil, natural gas, coal, nuclear, wind, solar, and other.

Complexity and Sustainability is a pillar of scholarship. Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics (Book 26). Hardcover: 368 pages. Wells has read much of the vast literature on complexity, extracted a set of major concepts for our times, and shown how and why these are significant. And she has done so with critical and creative thinking. As a result, this is poised to be a widely cited, major reference. The literature on complexity is varied and is cast in different dialects and epistemologies, to the point of different paradigms.

Complexity and Sustainability (Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics).

Home Jennifer Wells Complexity and Sustainability (Routledge Studies in Ecological. Yet much great social theory and philosophy is in fact based in complexity, and important concepts like postmodernism, risk, and collapse all stem from complexity. Six key terms are explored: nonlinearity, feedbacks, thresholds, hierarchies, emergence and self-organization, and dozens of related principles are discussed, with a focus on uncertainty, risk, vulnerability, learning, strategy, resilience, collapse and sustainability.

series Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

series Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics. The book surveys the role of these complexity principles in the natural sciences, social theory, transdisciplinary discourse, philosophy, and ethics, and shows how this complexity framework is a valuable lens for approaching the spectre of climate change and life in the Anthropocene.

The challenge of sustainable development is complex. But neoclassical theory has been dominant in a period when serious problems related to sustainability have emerged. Existing development trends are unsustainable in more ways than one, for example concerning climate change, loss of biological diversity, depletion of fish stocks, risks of nuclear accidents. When attempting to deal with these issues, it is often assumed that we can rely on science and on economics in particular. Economics claims to supply a conceptual framework and theory for efficient resource allocation at various levels; at the level of individuals, of business corporations and of society.

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Key words: ecological economics, ecology, sustainability, sustainable development, sustainable livelihoods. I Introduction Debates over ‘sustainability’ and ‘sustainable development’, fueled by increased global concern over environmental degradation and widespread failure of conventional development models to spur ‘modernization’ in third-world societies throughout the 1970s and 1980s, have expanded in recent years to embrace a multitude of theoretical perspectives and policy applications.

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Complex dynamic system studies have been studied explicitly in the natural sciences, and most only implicitly throughout other fields. Yet much great social theory and philosophy is in fact based in complexity, and important concepts like postmodernism, risk, and collapse all stem from complexity. Six key terms are explored: nonlinearity, feedbacks, thresholds, hierarchies, emergence and self-organization, and dozens of related principles are discussed, with a focus on uncertainty, risk, vulnerability, learning, strategy, resilience, collapse and sustainability. The book surveys the role of these complexity principles in the natural sciences, social theory, transdisciplinary discourse, philosophy, and ethics, and shows how this complexity framework is a valuable lens for approaching the spectre of climate change and life in the Anthropocene.