Economic Rights and Environmental Wrongs: Property Rights for the Common Good

The crisis of environmental degradation has createcharemd an immense volume of literature which focuses on controlling environmental problems. Economic Rights and Environmental Wrongs goes one step further to extend and complement the current debates. Using property rights the book examines the causes and possible solutions to environmental and resource degradation. Written in a non-technical, reader-friendly style the book also offers: * numerous examples and case studies * an up-to-date list of world wide web sites relevant to the subject * a detailed glossary of environmental and economic terms * a guide to the literature at the end of every chapter Economic Rights and Environmental Wrongs is an essential supplementary text for undergraduates and postgraduates studying environmental and natural resource management, environmental studies, ecology, environmental science, environmental economics, agricultural economics and geography.