Environmental poliсy and politiсal eсology

Tyumen State University Herald. Social, Economic, and Law Research


2015, Vol. 1. №1(1)

Environmental poliсy and politiсal eсology

About the author:

Natalia N. Milchakova,
Dr. Sci. (Econ.), Professor, Department of the Economic Theory and Applied Economics, Financial and Economic Institute, Tyumen State University


The ever more relevant issue of the sustainable development and preservation of the environment determines the emergence of a new research field. The existing tendencies of classifying environmental problems strictly into 'ecological', 'economic', 'cultural', and 'social' ones can no longer be acceptable. The modern approach to the study of the present-day world does not only require a new conceptual approach, but a new logic of disciplinary research. The paper outlines basic theoretical approaches to the study of environmental issues within the theoretical framework of political economy. The author describes the basic principles and directions for the development of environmental policies. The article gives a view of the development and modification of the concept of ecological policy, as well as of its system of instruments and patterns. The author considers the environmental policy as a social transformation in terms of the three-dimensional structure of the implicit analysis. The article is of interest to students of Master's degree programmes, postgraduate students, teachers, as well as to a wide range of readers interested in sustainable development.


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