Part I: Foundations for Ecological Economics:.
2. A Brief History of Ecological Economic Thought.
3. Economic Principles for Non-economists.
4. Ethics and Environmental Philosophy.
Part II: Value and Valuation Tools:.
5. The Concept of Value.
6. The Economic Approach to Environmental Valuation.
7. The Ecological Approach to Environmental Evaluation.
Part III: Frameworks for Decision-Making:.
8. Cost Benefit Analysis.
9. Environmental Impact Assessment.
10. Multicriteria Appraisal.
11. National Income Accounting.
Part IV: Applications: Theory and Practice:.
12. Resource Harvesting.
13. Nature Conservation.
14. Pollution and Waste.
- The first introductory ecological economics text written specifically for natural scientists.
- Assumes no prior knowledge of economics or philosophy.
- Emphasises the complementary roles of ecology, economics and ethics in environmental decision-making processes.
- An emphasis on clarity and accessibility throughout.