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Department of Development Studies

Mr Umut Onder

Economics at Celal Bayar University, Turkey (BA), Environment, Development and Policy (MA), Development Studies at SOAS (MPhil/PhD)


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Mr Umut Onder
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Thesis title:
Possibilities and limits of green economic models under the prevailing global economic order: A critical analysis of commodification and/or financialisation of the environment from the perspective of political economy of the environment.
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PhD Research

To what extent are market-based solutions to the global environmental degradations  sustainable?

The necessity of transformation of global environmental governance system.

UN Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) policies and/or practices and Carbon Offset Mechanisms will be analysed as case studies.  


Economics, Macro-economics, Political Economy, Environment, Marxism, Sustainable Development, Anti-capitalism, Green Economy, De-growth Discourse, New Imperialism, Post-development Discourse, Greenwash, Green Development Mechanisms.