ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Markets and the Environment

The modern world has witnessed the introduction of markets mechanisms and norms into spheres of life that previously have been protected from markets. Non-market goods including the environment are being subjected to direct commodification or to the introduction of market norms. The appropriate response is to resist the disappearance of proper boundaries between the different spheres. Protection of environments is best served by resistance to the spread of commodity exchange and its norms and defending environmental goals in terms of established ethical, aesthetic, political and scientific standards.

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