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The Limits to Scarcity : Contesting the Politics of Allocation

de Mehta, Lyla (Ed.)
Collation: 1 vol. (XXVI-270 p.) : ill. ; 25 cm. Collection: Science in Society Series Édition: London ; Washington, DC : Earthscan, 2010.ISBN: 978-1-84407-542-3.Contenu: Introduction / Lyla Mehta (p.1) -- Part I : Why does Scarcity Matter ? -- Commentary / Lyla Mehta (p.11) -- The Scare, Naturalization and Politicization of Scarcity / Lyla Mehta (p.13) -- Everybody's Got the Fever : Scarcity and US National Energy Policy / Nicholas Xenos (p.31) -- The Ghosts of Malthus: Narratives and Mobilizations of Scarcity in the US Political Context / Betsy Hartmann (p.49) -- Part II : Economics and Scarcity -- Commentary / Lyla Mehta (p.69) -- Economics and Scarcity: With Amartya Sen as Point of Departure? / Ben Fine (p.73) -- Deconstructing Economic Interpretations of Sustainable Development: Limits, Scarcity and Abundance / Fred Luks (p.93) -- Water Can and Ought to Run Freely: Reflections on the Notion of 'Scarcity' in Economics / Sajay Samuel and Jean Robert (p.109) -- A bit of the Other: Why Scarcity Isn't All It's Cracked up to Be / Michael Thompson (p.127) -- Part III : Resource Scarcity, Institutional Arrangements and Policy Responses : Food, Agriculture, Water and Energy -- Commentary / Lyly Mehta (p.145) -- Scarcity' as Political Strategy : Reflections on Three Hanging Children / Nicholas Hildyard (p.149) -- Seeing Scarcity : Understanding Soil Fertility in Africa / Ian Scoones (p.165) -- Chronic Hunger : A Problem of Scarcity or Inequity? / Erik Millstone (p.179) -- A Share Response to Water Scarcity: Moving Beyond the Volumetric / Bruce Lankford (p.195) -- Advocacy of Water Scarcity: Leakages in the Argument / Jasveen Jairath (p.215) -- The Construction and Destruction of Scarcity in Development : Water and Power Experiences in Nepal / Dipak Gywali and Ajaya Dixit (p.233) -- Afterword : Looking beyond Scarcity ? / Lyla Mehta (p.253)Sujet RAMEAU: Scarcity | Welfare economics | Supply and demand | Resource allocationThématique: Economie | Environnement, milieu et ressources naturellesThématique spécifique: Système économique | Environnement | Aides sociales | Pénurie d'eau | Organisation socialeType de document: OuvrageLangue du document: anglaisPays d'édition: Royaume-Uni de Grande-Bretagne et d'Irlande du Nord, Etats-Unis d'Amériques
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Introduction / Lyla Mehta (p.1) -- Part I : Why does Scarcity Matter ? -- Commentary / Lyla Mehta (p.11) -- The Scare, Naturalization and Politicization of Scarcity / Lyla Mehta (p.13) -- Everybody's Got the Fever : Scarcity and US National Energy Policy / Nicholas Xenos (p.31) -- The Ghosts of Malthus: Narratives and Mobilizations of Scarcity in the US Political Context / Betsy Hartmann (p.49) -- Part II : Economics and Scarcity -- Commentary / Lyla Mehta (p.69) -- Economics and Scarcity: With Amartya Sen as Point of Departure? / Ben Fine (p.73) -- Deconstructing Economic Interpretations of Sustainable Development: Limits, Scarcity and Abundance / Fred Luks (p.93) -- Water Can and Ought to Run Freely: Reflections on the Notion of 'Scarcity' in Economics / Sajay Samuel and Jean Robert (p.109) -- A bit of the Other: Why Scarcity Isn't All It's Cracked up to Be / Michael Thompson (p.127) -- Part III : Resource Scarcity, Institutional Arrangements and Policy Responses : Food, Agriculture, Water and Energy -- Commentary / Lyly Mehta (p.145) -- Scarcity' as Political Strategy : Reflections on Three Hanging Children / Nicholas Hildyard (p.149) -- Seeing Scarcity : Understanding Soil Fertility in Africa / Ian Scoones (p.165) -- Chronic Hunger : A Problem of Scarcity or Inequity? / Erik Millstone (p.179) -- A Share Response to Water Scarcity: Moving Beyond the Volumetric / Bruce Lankford (p.195) -- Advocacy of Water Scarcity: Leakages in the Argument / Jasveen Jairath (p.215) -- The Construction and Destruction of Scarcity in Development : Water and Power Experiences in Nepal / Dipak Gywali and Ajaya Dixit (p.233) -- Afterword : Looking beyond Scarcity ? / Lyla Mehta (p.253)

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