Item description for Marxism and Ecological Economics: Toward a Red and Green Political Economy (Historical Materialism Book) by Paul Burkett...
This book undertakes the first general assessment of ecological economics from a Marxist point of view, and shows how Marxist political economy can make a substantial contribution to ecological economics. The analysis is developed in terms of four basic issues: (1) nature and economic value; (2) the treatment of nature as capital; (3) the significance of the entropy law for economic systems; (4) the concept of sustainable development. In each case, it is shown that Marxism can help ecological economics fulfill its commitments to multi-disciplinarity, methodological pluralism, and historical openness. In this way, a foundation is constructed for a substantive dialogue between Marxists and ecological economists.
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Studio: Brill Academic Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1.25" Width: 6.25" Height: 9.5" Weight: 1.74 lbs.
Release Date Mar 15, 2006
Publisher Brill Academic Publishers
ISBN 9004148108 ISBN13 9789004148109
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More About Paul Burkett
Paul Burkett is professor of economics at Indiana State University and the author of "Marx and Nature: A Red and Green Perspective."
Paul Burkett currently resides in the state of Indiana. Paul Burkett was born in 1956.