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Green growth : ideology, political economy and the alternatives / edited by Gareth Dale, Manu V. Mathai and Jose A. Puppim de Oliveira.

Contributor(s): Dale, Gareth | Mathai, Manu V., (Manu Verghese), 1976- | Oliveira, Jose Antonio Puppim de, 1966-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: HC79.E5 G744 2016Publication: London : Zed Books, 2016Description: xi, 323 pages : illustrations.ISBN: 9781783604876; 1783604875; 9781783604883; 1783604883.Subject(s): Environmental economics | Sustainable development | Environmental economics | Sustainable development
Contents:
Introduction / Gareth Dale, Manu V. Mathai and Jose A. Puppim de Oliveira -- Part. I. Contradictions of green growth. Can green growth really work? : a reality check that elaborates on the true (socio-)economics of climate change / Ulrich Hoffmann -- What is the 'green' in 'green growth'? / Larry Lohmann -- The how and for whom of green governmentality / Adrian Parr -- Degrowth and the roots of neoclassical economics / James Meadway -- Part II. Case studies. Giving green teeth to the tiger? : a critique of 'green growth' in South Korea / Bettina Bluemling and Sun-Jin Yun -- Lessons from the EU : why capitalism cannot be rescued from its own contradictions / Birgit Mahnkopf -- The green growth trap in Brazil / Ricardo Abramovay -- Green jobs to promote sustainable development : creating a value chain of solid waste recycling in Brazil / Anne Posthuma and Paulo Sergio Muçouçah -- Trends of social metabolism and environmental conflict : a comparison between India and Latin America / Joan Martinez-Alier, Federico Demaria, Leah Temper and Mariana Walter -- Part III. Emerging alternatives? Beyond 'development' and 'growth' : the search for alternatives in India towards a sustainable and equitable world / Ashish Kothari -- Reconsidering growth in the greenhouse : the Sustainable Energy Utility (SEU) as a practical strategy for the twenty-first century / Job Taminiau and John Byrne -- Alternatives to green growth? : possibilities and contradictions of self-managed food production / Steffen Böhm, Maria Ceci Araujo Misoczky, David Watson and Sanjay Lanka.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-314) and index.

Introduction / Gareth Dale, Manu V. Mathai and Jose A. Puppim de Oliveira -- Part. I. Contradictions of green growth. Can green growth really work? : a reality check that elaborates on the true (socio-)economics of climate change / Ulrich Hoffmann -- What is the 'green' in 'green growth'? / Larry Lohmann -- The how and for whom of green governmentality / Adrian Parr -- Degrowth and the roots of neoclassical economics / James Meadway -- Part II. Case studies. Giving green teeth to the tiger? : a critique of 'green growth' in South Korea / Bettina Bluemling and Sun-Jin Yun -- Lessons from the EU : why capitalism cannot be rescued from its own contradictions / Birgit Mahnkopf -- The green growth trap in Brazil / Ricardo Abramovay -- Green jobs to promote sustainable development : creating a value chain of solid waste recycling in Brazil / Anne Posthuma and Paulo Sergio Muçouçah -- Trends of social metabolism and environmental conflict : a comparison between India and Latin America / Joan Martinez-Alier, Federico Demaria, Leah Temper and Mariana Walter -- Part III. Emerging alternatives? Beyond 'development' and 'growth' : the search for alternatives in India towards a sustainable and equitable world / Ashish Kothari -- Reconsidering growth in the greenhouse : the Sustainable Energy Utility (SEU) as a practical strategy for the twenty-first century / Job Taminiau and John Byrne -- Alternatives to green growth? : possibilities and contradictions of self-managed food production / Steffen Böhm, Maria Ceci Araujo Misoczky, David Watson and Sanjay Lanka.

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