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Martínez Alier, Juan

Works: 261 works in 698 publications in 5 languages and 7,120 library holdings
Genres: History  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Other, Author of introduction, Translator, Director
Classifications: HC79.E5, 333.7
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Most widely held works by Juan Martínez Alier
The environmentalism of the poor : a study of ecological conflicts and valuation by Juan Martínez Alier( )

32 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book analyses several manifestations of the growing 'environmental justice movement', and also of 'popular environmentalism' and the 'environmentalism of the poor', which will be seen in the coming decades as driving forces in the process to achieve an ecologically sustainable society. The author studies, in detail, many ecological distribution conflicts in history and at present, in urban and rural settings, showing how poor people often favour resource conservation. The environment is thus not so much a luxury of the rich as a necessity of the poor. It concludes with the fundamental questions: who has the right to impose a language of valuation and who has the power to simplify complexity?"--Pub. desc
Assessing Biodiversity Risks With Socio- Economic Methods The Alarm Experience by Beatriz Rodriguez-Labajos( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humans play an undeniable role in the acceleration of threats to the diversity of ecosystems, species and genes. This book is a response to the urgent need of policy oriented socio-ecological research, profoundly based on empirical evidence. Socio-environmental patterns and political responses are compared through the use of case studies analyzing a range of pressures to biodiversity. Aquatic bioinvasions in the Ebro River and Lake Izabal exemplify socio-environmental processes linked to river basins. Other cases examine processes at the regional level: the social attitudes to genetically modified organisms in Catalan agriculture, the implementation of a Regional Strategy for Biodiversity in the Ile-de-France, the management of an invasive insect in the city of Paris, and the comparative analysis in Kent (UK) and Tartu (Estonia) county of the effects of the Common Agricultural Policy on pollinators' diversity. An economic valuation of the decline of pollinators in Germany and Spain, and an analysis of land use changes in the new EU member states focus on processes at the national scale within the EU frame. A case study in Argentina, about the emergence of pesticide resistance in an invasive pest, embodies the relationship between a national state and the processes of the world economy. The ALARM project aims to promote creative thinking. Inspired by ecological economics, methodologies employed range from multi-criteria evaluation and participatory techniques to social network analysis, valuation of environmental services, scenario modelling and historical analysis. The authors have uniquely explored case-study-based research for socio-economic analyses of biodiversity risks. Emphasis is put both on the lessons learnt from the comparative analysis as well as on the methodological innovations
Labourers and landowners in southern Spain by Juan Martínez Alier( Book )

37 editions published between 1968 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Getting down to earth : practical applications of ecological economics by Robert Costanza( Book )

8 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Getting Down to Earth brings together scientists, managers, and national and international policy makers to identify practical strategies for implementing sustainability based on ecological economic principles. The book, joining a shared vision of a sustainable and desirable world with adequate analysis and innovative implementation, promises to be the "full package" necessary to achieve sustainability. Ecological economics, a transdisciplinary approach focusing on the problems facing humanity and the life-supporting ecosystems on which we depend, is helping to foster the dialogue necessary to pull the package together and move toward newly articulated goals
Rethinking environmental history : world-system history and global environmental change( Book )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This exciting new reader in environmental history provides a framework for understanding the relations between ecosystems and world-systems over time. Alf Hornborg, J.R. McNeill, and Joan Martinez-Alier have brought together a group of the prominent social scientists, historians, and geographical scientists to provide a historical overview of the ecological dimension of global economic processes. Readers are challenged to integrate studies of the Earth-system with studies of the world-system, and to reconceptualize the relations between human beings and their environment, as well as the challenges of global sustainability."--Pub. desc
Haciendas, plantations, and collective farms : agrarian class societies, Cuba and Peru by Juan Martínez Alier( Book )

11 editions published in 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Varieties of environmentalism : essays North and South by Ramachandra Guha( Book )

29 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An attempt to highlight the values and orientation of the environmentalism of the poor and explore conflicting priorites of the rich and poor nations
Ecological economics : energy, environment, and society by Juan Martínez Alier( Book )

11 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acknowledging that the use of monetary value as a measuring rod is of limited applicability in assessing environmental and resource questions, this book focuses instead on the crucial role played by the flows of energy and materials in the economy
Ecological economics : energy, environment, and society by Juan Martínez Alier( Book )

18 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agricultural energetics. The 'entropy law' and the economic process. Social-darwinism and ecology. Ecological and pecuniary economics. 'Social engineering' and the 'history of the future'. 'Modern' agriculture: a source of energy? Ethanol form sugar cane. The energy cost of modernizing chinese agriculture. The energy balances of Spanish agriculture (1950s - 1970s). Boussingault, liebig, guano and agrarian chemistry. The history of agricultural energitics: podolinsky. One of the Narodniki. Eduard Sacher's formulation of Podolinsky's principle. Rudolf Clausius: 'On the energy stocks in nature'. The electrical revolution. The club of ideologists. The kaiser's birthday. The coal question. Patrick geddes' critique of economics. Ruskin and geddes. An ecological critique of industrial urbanization. The carrying capacity of the earth, according to pfaundler. The energy cost of horizontal transport. The availability of energy and the energy requirements of humankind. Limits of the growth of food production. A simple account of the second law of thermodynamics. Henry adams''Law of acceleration' in the use of energy. Life against entropy. Soddy's critique of the theory of economic growth. Lancelot Hogben v. Hayek. Methodological individualism and inter-generational allocation. Neo-corporatist and neo-liberal macro-economics. Externalities. Max Weber's chrematistic critique of wilhelm ostwald. Ecological utopianism: popper-lynkeus nad ballod-atlanticus. The history of the future. Marxism and ecology. Political epilogue
Economía ecológica y política ambiental by Juan Martínez Alier( Book )

29 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Economía como sistema abierto; La contabilidad macroeconómica y el medio ambiente; Impactos ambientales e instrumentos de política ambiental; Problemas de valoración y criterios de decisión; Consumo, empresa y medio ambiente; La economía de los recursos no renovables; La explotación de recursos renovables; El debate sobre la sustentabilidad; Conflictos ecológicos distributivos
Handbook of ecological economics by Roldan Muradian( Book )

12 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This handbook provides an overview of major current debates, trends and perspectives in ecological economics. It covers a wide range of issues, such as the foundations of ecological economics, deliberative methods, the de-growth movement, ecological macroeconomics, social metabolism, environmental governance, consumer studies, knowledge systems and new experimental approaches. Written by leading authors in their respective areas of specialisation, the contributions systematize the 'state of the art' in the selected topics, and draw insights about new knowledge frontiers
Los huacchilleros del perú : dos estudios de formaciones sociales agrarias by Juan Martínez Alier( Book )

14 editions published in 1973 in 3 languages and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cuba: économía y sociedad by Juan Martínez Alier( Book )

9 editions published in 1972 in 3 languages and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La ecología y la economía by Juan Martínez Alier( Book )

18 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in Spanish and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'écologisme des pauvres une étude des conflits environnementaux dans le monde by Juan Martínez Alier( Book )

5 editions published in 2014 in French and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"L'écologie, un luxe réservé aux pays riches? Rien de plus faux, explique Joan Martinez Alier, qui prouve à travers ce livre que justice sociale et préservation de l'environnement, loin de se concurrencer, vont de pair. À rebours de la croyance selon laquelle il faudrait avoir atteint un certain niveau de confort pour se " permettre " d'être écologiste, l'auteur montre qu'il s'agit souvent d'une question de vie ou de mort pour les plus démunis. Ainsi, tout comme il existe un écologisme de l'abondance (le tri sélectif ne peut s'inventer que dans des endroits où les poubelles débordent!), il existe partout dans le monde un écologisme des pauvres. Car non seulement les pauvres dépendent étroitement de leur environnement pour survivre, mais c'est aussi vers eux que sont transférées les activités les plus polluantes. Dans ce livre devenu un classique de l'écologie politique, Joan Martinez Alier s'interroge sur les calculs possibles pour déterminer un prix "écologiquement correct " intégrant les dégâts environnementaux et sociaux. Mais, bien au-delà, il insiste sur l'incommensurabilité des valeurs : quel prix donner à une vie humaine? Quel prix pour une terre " sacrée " détruite par une mine de cuivre. ou pour une communauté entière exposée à des déchets toxiques? Aujourd'hui, petit à petit, la notion de justice environnementale fait son chemin. L'idée de dette écologique également : ceux qui utilisent le moins de ressources ne seraient-ils pas les créanciers de ceux qui les gaspillent? Autrement dit, les riches n'auraient-ils pas une dette écologique envers les pauvres?" Présentation de l'éditeur
Umwelt und Entwicklung in globaler Perspektive Ressourcen - Konflikte - Degrowth( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in German and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De la economía ecológica al ecologismo popular by Juan Martínez Alier( Book )

13 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in Spanish and Portuguese and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La primera edición de este libro apareció en febrero de 1992, la segunda tiene cuatro nuevos capítulos y algunos párrafos nuevos, además de este nuevo prologo donde quiero exponer resumidamente el tema principal del libro: el ecologismo popular, es decir, el ecologismo de los pobres
Rethinking environmentalism : linking justice, sustainability, and diversity by Sharachchandra M Lele( )

5 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A multidisciplinary examination of alternative framings of environmental problems, with using examples from forest, water, energy, and urban sectors. Does being an environmentalist mean caring about wild nature Or is environmentalism synonymous with concern for future human well-being, or about a fair apportionment of access to the earth's resources and a fair sharing of pollution burdens Environmental problems are undoubtedly one of the most salient public issues of our time, yet environmental scholarship and action is marked by a fragmentation of ideas and approaches because of the multiple ways in which these environmental problems are "framed." Diverse framings prioritize different values and explain problems in various ways, thereby suggesting different solutions. Are more inclusive framings possible Will this enable more socially relevant, impactful research and more concerted action and practice This book takes a multidisciplinary look at these questions using examples from forest, water, energy, and urban sectors. It explores how different forms of environmentalism are shaped by different normative and theoretical positions, and attempts to bridge these divides. Individual perspectives are complemented by comprehensive syntheses of the differing framings in each sector. By self-reflectively exploring how researchers study and mobilize evidence about environmental problems, the book opens up the possibility of alternative framings to advance collaborative and integrated understanding of environmental problems and sustainability challenges
Ecological economics from the ground up by Hali Healy( )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text takes unique and much-needed bottom-up approach to teaching ecological economics, using case studies that focus on a wide range of internationally relevant topics, to teach the principles, concepts and tools of ecological economics and political ecology
Recent developments in ecological economics( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The environmentalism of the poor : a study of ecological conflicts and valuation
Getting down to earth : practical applications of ecological economicsRethinking environmental history : world-system history and global environmental changeVarieties of environmentalism : essays North and SouthEconomía ecológica y política ambientalLa ecología y la economíaRecent developments in ecological economics
Alternative Names
Alier, J. y M. T.

Alier, Joan Martínez-.

Alier, Joan Martinez- 1939-

Alier, Juan Martínez-

Alier, Juan Martínez- 1939-

Joan Martinez Alier economista spagnolo

Joan Martinez Alier katalánský ekonom

Joan Martinez Alier Spaans econoom

Joan Martinez Alier Spanish economist, Professor of Economics and Economic History, and researcher

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Martínez Alier, J.

Martínez Alier, J. 1939-

Martínez Alier, J. (Joan)

Martínez Alier, J. (Juan)

Martínez Alier, J. (Juan), 1939-

Martínez-Alier, Joan

Martínez-Alier, Joan 1939-

Martínez Alier, Joan Ramon

Martínez-Alier, Juan.

Martínez-Alier, Juan 1939-

Martínez, Joan Alier-

Martinez Juan Alier-

جوان مارتينيز

جوان مارتينيز (اقتصادى)

マルチネス=アリエ, J

マルチネス=アリエ, ホアン

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Portuguese (3)

German (2)