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This academic work shows a research about the creation of the Extrativists Reserve Cozumbá Iracema located in the municipality of Sena Madureira, in Acre. This research is an exercise of comprehension of the identity construction and the territoriality since the organization of a community organization insert in a conservation unity in the state of Acre. The main objective is to comprehend how is organized the Extrativists Reserve. The methodological tools used in the research were composed by documental research in archives of public institutions. The claim data in many archives was able to have information about the description of the study area in socioenvironment, economics and territorial aspects. In a conceptual base, it was utilized the concepts of identity, territory and social organization, considering that these concepts buil...
This study proposes to elaborate the psychographics profile of the visitors of Parque Estadual de Itaúnas, Espirito Santo, Brasil, and esteem the economic value of the recreative use of the Park using a psychographics approach of the Travel Cost Method (TCM). The results had shown that the great majority of the visitors belong to the near-alocentric psychographic profile, what suggests that the destination meets in stage of exponential growth in the tourism area life cycle of evolution. Demands for differentiated transformations between the individuals of the used psychographics profiles in the research had still been proven. The alocentrics and near-alocentrics tourist’s demands for a conserved environment, while the other profiles demand greater transformations. PEI receives currently about 215.237 visits per year. The annual benefit...
This dissertation seeks to introduce a methodological approach for measuring the full costs – economic, social and environmental costs – of federal environmental licensing for power plants in Brazil. Starting with an analytical framework developed in the first chapter, the author retrieved the conceptual and theoretical contributions from Canadian and European economists and accountants, as well as the experience amassed in carrying out the notion of full costs accounting in the organization and operation of Ontario Hydro, a Canadian energy company, and developed a methodology of full costs accounting of federal environmental licensing for power plants. In retrieving the contributions in the economic field the author relied on the concepts of internal/external economies and cost production set up by Alfred Marshall; costs and price for...
Tese (doutorado)—Universidade de Brasília, Centro de Desenvolvimento Sustentável, 2011.
The present work presents initially the conceptualization related to the management of risks, disasters and evaluation of consequences of the disasters under the optics of the disasters as a result of the not-sustainable development. It also presents a historical briefing of the civil defense and the evolution of the evaluation of disasters in Brazil until the current days, mentioning examples of some countries. The approach of the subject emphasizes socioeconomical and ambiental aspects related to the consequences of flooding in the country. The losses provoked for sudden, gradual flooding and overflows with recognition of emergency situation or state of public calamity had been analyzed, in the years of 2003 to 2006. The analysis goes beyond the numbers, not restricting to the economic values evaluated by the processing of the report...
The current socioeconomic paradigm already shows unequivocal signs of its own degeneration towards profound caducity. Such proposition isn’t professed by this research, which stepped forward to search, within the current paradigm, an element capable of lessening the impact of the already in course paradigmatic transition. That element is short scale economy, which more emblematic representative, in Brazil, is micro and small business. When micro and small entrepreneurs perceive that, beyond profiting, their businesses can be disseminators of citizenship and ethical values; the society and the environment will suffer less impact from the economic activity. Aiming to further the development of this phenomenon called corporate social responsibility, this study evaluated the socioeconomic profile and the motivations of the entrepreneur eng...
Tese (doutorado)—Universidade de Brasília, Centro de Desenvolvimento Sustentável, 2008.
Tese (doutorado)—Universidade de Brasília, Centro de Desenvolvimento Sustentável, 2012.
Tese (doutorado)—Universidade de Brasília, Centro de Desenvolvimento Sustentável, 2011.
The objective of this research is to identify the principal processes and actors responsible to make Brasil the world leader of the recycling of aluminium can since 2001. The production of can is characterized by the intensive use of energy, of capital and technology and it is one of the most modern field of industry. The can was made for the first time in the United States in 1959 and its inventor Bill Coors, created also the sistem “cash for can”. The Brazilian production began only in 1989, and the company Latasa began to support the recycling in 1991. The production and the recycling of cans in our country has been characterized by a fast increase and by an environment of changes in the productive structure of the country, of economic opennes, of technological modernization and globalisation. It is in this environment that emerges ...
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