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The Resource The wealth of nature : how mainstream economics has failed the environment, Robert L. Nadeau

The wealth of nature : how mainstream economics has failed the environment, Robert L. Nadeau

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The wealth of nature : how mainstream economics has failed the environment
Title
The wealth of nature
Title remainder
how mainstream economics has failed the environment
Statement of responsibility
Robert L. Nadeau
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Virtually all large-scale damage to the global environment is caused by economic activities, and the vast majority of economic planners in both business and government coordinate these activities on the basis of guidelines and prescriptions from neoclassical economic theory. In this hard-hitting book, Robert Nadeau demonstrates that the claim that neoclassical economics is a science comparable to the physical sciences is totally bogus and that our failure to recognize and deal with this fact constitutes the greatest single barrier to the timely resolution of the crisis in the global envir
Cataloging source
COCUF
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
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Nadeau, Robert
Dewey number
333.7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HD75.6
LC item number
.N345 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Economic development
  • Globalization
  • Globalization
  • Economic development
  • Globalization
  • Globalization
  • NATURE
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • Economic development
  • Globalization
  • Globalization
Label
The wealth of nature : how mainstream economics has failed the environment, Robert L. Nadeau
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-240) and index
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
  • Introduction; 1. Spaceship Earth> Homo economicus and the Environmental Crisis; 2. The Not So Worldly Philosophers; Metaphysics, Newtonian Physics, and Classical Economics; 3. The Emperor Has No Clothes: The Neoclassical Economists and Mid-Nineteenth Century Physics; 4. No Free Lunch: Mainstream Economics and Globalization; 5. A Green Thumb on the Invisible Hand: Environmental Economics; 6. Schisms, Heresies, and Keeping the Faith: Ecological Economics; 7. The Real Economy in Biology: Emerence and a New View of Order; 8. The Real Economy in Physics: Cosmic Connections
  • 9. Toward a New Theory of Economics: The Costs of Doing Business in the Global Environment10. The Ceremony of Innocence: Science, Ethics, and the Environmental Crisis; Notes; Index
Control code
ocn216947045
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 253 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231507769
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.7312/nade12798
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 22573/cttgrrtz
  • 166FDBB4-AB93-4378-9642-79A4CB9ECFF4
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o216947045
  • (OCoLC)216947045
Label
The wealth of nature : how mainstream economics has failed the environment, Robert L. Nadeau
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-240) and index
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
  • Introduction; 1. Spaceship Earth> Homo economicus and the Environmental Crisis; 2. The Not So Worldly Philosophers; Metaphysics, Newtonian Physics, and Classical Economics; 3. The Emperor Has No Clothes: The Neoclassical Economists and Mid-Nineteenth Century Physics; 4. No Free Lunch: Mainstream Economics and Globalization; 5. A Green Thumb on the Invisible Hand: Environmental Economics; 6. Schisms, Heresies, and Keeping the Faith: Ecological Economics; 7. The Real Economy in Biology: Emerence and a New View of Order; 8. The Real Economy in Physics: Cosmic Connections
  • 9. Toward a New Theory of Economics: The Costs of Doing Business in the Global Environment10. The Ceremony of Innocence: Science, Ethics, and the Environmental Crisis; Notes; Index
Control code
ocn216947045
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 253 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231507769
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.7312/nade12798
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 22573/cttgrrtz
  • 166FDBB4-AB93-4378-9642-79A4CB9ECFF4
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o216947045
  • (OCoLC)216947045

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