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"This is a wonderful textbook--honest presentations of varied perspectives, clear exposition of concepts and theories, with helpful attention to the history of the ideas presented,and judicious references for further reading." - Herman E. Daly, Professor Emeritus, School of Public Policy, University of Maryland
"A comprehensive text which should appeal to both social and natural scientists, substantially updated to cover a wider range of key environmental issues" - Alison P. Bailey, University of Reading, UK
"I appreciate the author’s broad view of environmental economics, and the inclusion of ecological economics as an alternative paradigm – this is most welcome since too few textbooks do this" - Barry Solomon, Michigan Technological University, USA
Praise for the second edition:
"This is a logically organised, well written text. Its distinguishing element is its explicit consideration of ecology, ecological economics, and sustainable development." - Douglas E. Booth, Marquette University, USA
"This is a well-researched and comprehensive text that offers an alternative and refreshing perspective to environmental issues" - Lynton J. Bussell, University of Teesside, UK
Ahmed Hussen is Professor of Economics at Kalamazoo College, Michigan, USA. He was the recipient of the 1996 Florence J. Lucasse Lectureship award for excellence in teaching; Kalamazoo College’s highest faculty award. He has taught and conducted research at Waseda University, Japan (1990-91);Africa University, Zimbabwe (fall 1999-2000, and winter 2002-03); and the University of Botswana, as a Fullbright Scholar (2006-07).