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Transitions, Transformations, and Reproduction: Dynamics in Socio‐Technical Systems

Frank W. Geels and René Kemp

in Flexibility and Stability in the Innovating Economy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199290475
eISBN:
9780191603495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199290474.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter explores innovating and technological transformation in terms of competing socio-technical systems which evolve over long time periods. It examines changes in functional systems both ... More


 An Economic Assessment of Market‐Based Approaches to Regulating the Municipal Solid Waste Stream

Peter S. Menell

in Moving to Markets in Environmental Regulation: Lessons from Twenty Years of Experience

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195189650
eISBN:
9780199783694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189650.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This essay explores the potential for pricing mechanisms to help internalize the costs and benefits of municipal solid waste management. It provides a comprehensive history of the development of ... More


Water Quality Issues in Developing Countries 1

López Ramón and Michael A. Toman

in Economic Development and Environmental Sustainability: New Policy Options

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199298006
eISBN:
9780191603877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199298009.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Of all the environmental concerns that developing countries face, the lack of adequate and good quality water is probably the most serious. This chapter examines two issues arising from poor water ... More


Pricing the Planet's Future: The Economics of Discounting in an Uncertain World

Christian Gollier

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148762
eISBN:
9781400845408
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148762.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Our path of economic development has generated a growing list of environmental problems including the disposal of nuclear waste, exhaustion of natural resources, loss of biodiversity, climate change, ... More


The Environment of Justice

David Harvey

in Living with Nature: Environmental Politics as Cultural Discourse

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295099
eISBN:
9780191599262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829509X.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Takes up the issues of social class raised by the environmental justice movement in the US. The discussion begins with the primary issue that has given rise to the movement, namely, the dumping of ... More


Waste Away: Working and Living with a North American Landfill

Joshua O. Reno

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288935
eISBN:
9780520963771
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288935.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

The most wasteful people in world history know the least about what becomes of their waste. Waste Away reveals how North Americans have been shaped by their preferred means of disposal: sanitary ... More


Introduction

Katharina Kummer

in International Management of Hazardous Wastes: The Basel Convention and Related Legal Rules

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198259947
eISBN:
9780191682032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198259947.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The problem of transboundary transport of toxic and dangerous wastes and their disposal has become a major environmental issue acknowledged by the international community. Various international ... More


Packaging and Packaging Waste

Albert Weale, Geoffrey Pridham, Michelle Cini, Dimitrios Konstadakopulos, Martin Porter, and Brendan Flynn

in Environmental Governance in Europe: An Ever Closer Ecological Union?

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199257478
eISBN:
9780191698460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257478.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Environmental Politics

This chapter explores the issue dynamic associated with the 1994 packaging and packaging waste directive in the European Union. It offers a case study that focuses primarily on the processes of rule ... More


Mundane Governance: Ontology and Accountability

Steve Woolgar and Daniel Neyland

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199584741
eISBN:
9780191762994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584741.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This book focuses on ways in which our lives are increasingly regulated and controlled in relation to ordinary objects and technologies. The analysis considers questions of governance, how this ... More


Bonjour Paresse: Literary Waste and Recycling in Book 4 of Gower’s Confessio Amantis: Sir Israel Gollancz Memorial Lecture

James Simpson

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 151, 2006 Lectures

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264249
eISBN:
9780191734045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264249.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture discusses the durable hostility to idleness, particularly idle reading. It presents a claim that late medieval, pre-Reformation textual practice is not driven by a need to define and ... More


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