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Beyond Growth: The Economics of Sustainable Development

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Book News Annotation:

If you're beginning to feel that the phrase "sustainable development" might be going down the semantic doublespeak path where being fired from your job is now dubbed "occupationally challenged," then Daly is the economist for you. The innovative scholar and World Bank rabble rouser argues that the catchword of environmentalists and international financiers is being used by both to further their own ends. Sustainable development, as conceived by Daly, becomes a radical proposition of economy as part of the ecosystem, requiring that we give up an ideal of economic growth and reevaluate basic ideas about economic theory, poverty, trade, and population.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-245) and index.

About the Author

Named one of a hundred "visionaries who could change your life" by the Utne Reader, Herman Daly is the recipient of many awards, including a Grawemeyer Award, the Heineken Prize for environmental science, and the "Alternative Nobel Prize," the Right Livelihood Award. He is professor at the University of Maryland's School of Public Affairs, and coauthor with John Cobb, Jr., of For the Common Good.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807047088
Subtitle:
The Economics of Sustainable Development
Publisher:
Beacon Press
Author:
Daly, Herman E.
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
Sustainable Development
Subject:
General Nature
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
no. 315
Publication Date:
19970814
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
264
Dimensions:
8.95 x 5.95 x .55 in .8 lb

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