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Green Economics Confronting The Ecological Crisis

Author : Robin Hahnel
ISBN : 9781317469360
Genre : Business & Economics
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This book's pluralistic, non-dogmatic, and committed investigation of the values of ecological sustainability, economic justice, and human dignity provides balanced analysis of environmental problems and their potential solutions.

The Job Guarantee And Modern Money Theory

Author : Michael J. Murray
ISBN : 9783319464428
Genre : Business & Economics
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The contributors to this edited collection argue that a flexible Job Guarantee program able to react to an economy’s fluctuating need for work would stabilize the labor standard, the value of employment in relation to money. During economic downturns, the program would expand to provide more public sector jobs in response to private sector layoffs. It would then contract when economic growth offered private sector employment opportunities. This flexible full employment program would create a balanced, perpetually active labor force, providing the macroeconomic stability necessary to define a functioning labor standard. Just as the gold standard measured the worth of money against gold reserves, John Maynard Keynes argued, so a labor standard ought to measure the value of money in terms of its labor equivalent. However, he failed to account for the fact that, unlike a gold standard, a labor standard does not have any kind of surety that money will continue to match its value in paid work over time. Together, the contributors argue that full employment would provide this missing security and allow authorities to define the value equivalencies of money and labor, the way that money once represented its exact equivalent in gold.

Proceedings Of The 5th Mac 2015

Author : group of authors
ISBN : 9788088085096
Genre : Business & Economics
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The 5th Multidisciplinary Academic Conference in Prague 2015, Czech Republic (The 5th MAC 2015)

Taking The High Road

Author : David B. Reynolds
ISBN : 076560745X
Genre : Business & Economics
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This book presents a vision for farreaching economic change in America connected to practical grassroots steps. It points to an economic system in which corporate success merges with the long-term welfare of the workers and the general population. The author examines the continued reality of social democracy in Europe and what lessons can be learned for the U.S. He demonstrates how progressive economic change is already being fought for by labor and community groups throughout America in such efforts as the Living Wage Movement and the emerging battle against sprawl. And he provides a wealth of concrete examples, tools, and ideas that everyone can use to organize for economic and social justice in their own communities.

Environment And Economy

Author : Molly Scott Cato
ISBN : 9781136848322
Genre : Business & Economics
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First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The Green Halo

Author : Erazim Kohak
ISBN : 9780812697568
Genre : Philosophy
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The Green Halo is a highly readable introduction to the vast field of contemporary ecological thought. It is a basic education in environmental philosophy and a welcome propadeutic for understanding the most crucial problem facing humankind in the coming century: How can humans live on this earth so that they do not destroy the preconditions for their own existence?

Green Politics

Author : Dustin Mulvaney
ISBN : 9781412996792
Genre : Political Science
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From A-to-Z, the politics of these and similar "green" issues are thoroughly explored via 150 signed entries.

The State And The Global Ecological Crisis

Author : John Barry
ISBN : 026252435X
Genre : Political Science
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Explores the prospects for reinstating the state as the facilitator of environmental protection, through analyses and case studies of the green democratic potential of the state and the state system.

The Limits Of The Green Economy

Author : Anneleen Kenis
ISBN : 9781317670209
Genre : Business & Economics
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Projecting win-win situations, new economic opportunities, green growth and innovative partnerships, the green economy discourse has quickly gained centre stage in international environmental governance and policymaking. Its underlying message is attractive and optimistic: if the market can become the tool for tackling climate change and other major ecological crises, the fight against these crises can also be the royal road to solving the problems of the market. But how ‘green’ is the green economy? And how social or democratic can it be? This book examines how the emergence of this new discourse has fundamentally modified the terms of the environmental debate. Interpreting the rise of green economy discourse as an attempt to re-invent capitalism, it unravels the different dimensions of the green economy and its limits: from pricing carbon to emissions trading, from sustainable consumption to technological innovation. The book uses the innovative concept of post-politics to provide a critical perspective on the way green economy discourse represents nature and society (and their interaction) and forecloses the imagination of alternative socio-ecological possibilities. As a way of repoliticising the debate, the book advocates the construction of new political faultlines based on the demands for climate justice and democratic commons. This book will be of interest to students and scholars of environmental politics, political ecology, human geography, human ecology, political theory, philosophy and political economy. Includes a foreword written by Erik Swyngedouw (Professor of Geography, Manchester University).

Greening Auto Jobs

Author : Caleb Goods
ISBN : 9780739189818
Genre : Business & Economics
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Greening Auto Jobs: A Critical Analysis of the Green Job Solution provides a major contribution to the growing and important field of environmental sociology and labor studies by providing a theoretical and practical understanding of how the broader political-economic relations of society affect the relationship between labor and the environment.

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