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Green Economic Structures in Modern Business and Society

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Environmental and sustainable development concerns permeate numerous aspects of society, including economic activity. Many countries now run their economies based on such sustainable economic structures to improve production models and overall living conditions. Green Economic Structures in Modern Business and Society discusses the implementation of environmentally friendly models in contemporary economies, as well as the development and evolution of such strategies in recent years. Focusing on theoretical frameworks, empirical research findings, and key methodologies, this book is a pivotal reference source for academicians, advanced-level students, and professionals within the growing field of green economics.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
    1. Mission
    2. Coverage
  5. Editorial Advisory Board
  6. Preface
    1. Chapter 1
    2. Chapter 2
    3. Chapter 3
    4. Chapter 4
    5. Chapter 5
    6. Chapter 6
    7. Chapter 7
    8. Chapter 8
    9. Chapter 9
    10. Chapter 10
    11. Chapter 11
    12. Chapter 12
    13. Chapter 13
    14. Chapter 14
    15. Chapter 15
  7. Chapter 1: Creating Resilient Communities
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. RESILIENT COMMUNITIES
    4. LETS AND TIME BANKS IN A GREEN ECONOMY
    5. BEST PRACTICES OF LETS AND TIME BANKS IN THE WORLD
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  8. Chapter 2: Global Warming, Climate Policy, and the Green Paradox
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. THE LINKAGE BETWEEN ECONOMIC ACTIVITY AND CLIMATE CHANGE
    4. 3. THE DAMAGING IMPACTS OF CARBON ACCUMULATION AND CLIMATE CHANGE
    5. 4. APPROPRIATE POLICY RESPONSES TO CLIMATIC CHANGE
    6. 5. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. ADDITIONAL READING
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  9. Chapter 3: The Evolution of Agrarian Structures in Romania
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS BETWEEN ROMANIA AND SOME EUROPEAN COUNTRIES
    4. THE EVOLUTION OF THE ROMANIAN AGRICULTURAL STRUCTURES IN THE TRANSITION PERIOD, 1990-2000
    5. CONCLUSION
    6. REFERENCES
    7. ADDITIONAL READING
    8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    9. ENDNOTES
  10. Chapter 4: Green Customer Satisfaction
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. IMPLICATIONS OF THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN CONSUMER BEHAVIOUR
    5. AREAS OF ACTIVITY OF THE SUSTAINABLE CONSUMPTION
    6. THE GREEN DIMENSION OF THE MODEL OF CUSTOMER SATISFACTION
    7. THE GREEN STRATEGY MIX: A NEW HOLISTIC APPROACH
    8. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    9. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    10. CONCLUSION
    11. REFERENCES
    12. ADDITIONAL READING
    13. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  11. Chapter 5: Constraints and Perspectives on Traditional Products Market in Romania
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. METHODOLOGY
    4. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
    5. CONCLUSION
    6. REFERENCES
    7. ADDITIONAL READING
    8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  12. Chapter 6: Harmonization with EU Regulation Regarding Environmental Protection in Livestock Production
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
    5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    9. REFERENCES
    10. ADDITIONAL READING
    11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  13. Chapter 7: New Approaches to Regional Branding through Green Production and Utilization of Existing Natural Advantages
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
    5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. ADDITIONAL READING
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  14. Chapter 8: Intensification of Agricultural Production vs. Environmental Management
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
    5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. ADDITIONAL READING
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  15. Chapter 9: Development of the Green Economy in Romania
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. GREEN ECONOMY DEVELOPMENT POTENTIAL IN ROMANIA
    5. THREATS AND OPPORTUNITIES REGARDING GREEN ECONOMY DEVELOPMENT IN ROMANIA
    6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  16. Chapter 10: Human Capital as a Factor of Development of the Rural Economy
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
    5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  17. Chapter 11: Organic Agriculture as a Tool to Make Economy Green
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
    5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. ADDITIONAL READING
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  18. Chapter 12: Rural Tourism in Transitional Russia's Economics
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
    5. RURAL TOURISM IN THE WORLD: HISTORY AND CONTEMPORARY PRACTICES
    6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
    10. ADDITIONAL READING
    11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  19. Chapter 13: Green Agricultural Marketing
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. MODELS OF SUSTAINABLE DISTRIBUTION OF FOOD PRODUCTS
    4. MODELS OF SUSTAINABLE PROMOTION OF FOOD PRODUCTS
    5. CONCLUSION
    6. REFERENCES
    7. ADDITIONAL READING
    8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  20. Chapter 14: Russia's Foreign Trade in Agricultural Commodities in Its Transition to Liberalization
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
    5. DEVELOPMENT OF GREEN PRODUCTION IN RUSSIA: POTENTIALS AND BARRIERS
    6. RECENT REFORMS RELATED TO GREEN PRODUCTION: CASES OF DEVELOPED COUNTRIES AND RUSSIA
    7. FUTURE OF FOREIGN TRADE IN GREEN PRODUCTS IN RUSSIA: LIBERALIZATION VS. PROTECTIONISM
    8. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    9. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    10. CONCLUSION
    11. REFERENCES
    12. ADDITIONAL READING
    13. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  21. Chapter 15: The Role of Marketing Strategies in Modern Business and Society
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. MARKETING STRATEGIES IN MODERN BUSINESS AND SOCIETY
    5. SIGNIFICANCE OF MARKETING STRATEGIES IN MODERN BUSINESS AND SOCIETY
    6. IMPACT OF MARKETING STRATEGIES ON ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE
    7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
    10. ADDITIONAL READING
    11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  22. Compilation of References
  23. About the Contributors