Ecological Economics: A Progressive Paradigm?

Sheeran, Kristen A.
March 2006
Berkeley La Raza Law Journal;Spring2006, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p21
Academic Journal
The article explores the ability of ecological economics to serve as a useful analytical platform for the examination of economic issues by progressive economists and scholars. Progressive scholars and ecological economists share similar perspectives, analysis, and values as they are both concerned with the impact of the neoclassical growth model on the global community. It emphasizes on economic growth and development as the prescription for the alleviation of poverty and human suffering.


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