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Norberg-Hodge, Helena

Overview
Works: 66 works in 210 publications in 11 languages and 2,529 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Conference papers and proceedings  History  Short films  Dictionaries  Promotional films  Film adaptations  Internet videos  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Interviewee, Other, Contributor, Author of introduction
Classifications: HN690.L33, 307.141209546
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Most widely held works about Helena Norberg-Hodge
 
Most widely held works by Helena Norberg-Hodge
Ancient futures : learning from Ladakh by Helena Norberg-Hodge( Book )

53 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ladakh, or 'Little Tibet', is a wildly beautiful desert land up in the Western Himalayas. It is a place of few resources and an extreme climate. Yet for more than a thousand years, it has been home to a thriving culture. Traditions of frugality and cooperation, coupled with an intimate and location-specific knowledge of the environment, enabled the Ladakhis not only to survive, but to prosper. Everyone had enough to eat; families and communities were strong; the status of women was high. Then came 'development'. Now in the modern sector one finds pollution and divisiveness, inflation and unemployment, intolerance and greed. Centuries of ecological balance and social harmony are under threat from pressures of Western consumerism. Ancient Futures is much more than a book about Ladakh. Passionately argued, it raises important questions about the whole notion of progress, and explores the root causes of the malaise of industrial society. At the same time, the story of Ladakh serves as a source of inspiration for our own future. It shows us that another way is possible, and points to some of the first steps towards kinder, gentler patterns of living
Bringing the food economy home : local alternatives to global agribusiness by Helena Norberg-Hodge( Book )

20 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Norberg-Hodge, Todd Merrifield, and Steven Gorelick of the International Society for Ecology and Culture discuss how a shift towards local food economies would protect and rebuild the agricultural diversity that has been lost in the current specialized, capital intensive, technology-based global environment. Coverage includes the history of this change in emphasis from local to global; the ecology of food marketing and production; food and health, the economy, and the community; food security; and changing direction -- [source inconnue]
From the ground up : rethinking industrial agriculture by Helena Norberg-Hodge( Book )

17 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The economics of happiness by Helena Norberg-Hodge( Visual )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and German and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary film about economic localization, a powerful strategy that can help heal our world from crisis -- our ecosystems, our societies, and ourselves. "The Economic of Happiness describes a world moving simultaneously in two opposing directions. As governments and big business continue to push for 'growth' in the form of increased global trade, we're seeing an increase in climate chaos, senseless war, fundamentalism, financial volatility, income inequality, and the consolidation of corporate power. At the same time, people around the world are resisting those policies, demanding a re-regulation of both trade and finance. And, far from the old institutions of power, communities are coming together to re-build more human-scale, ecological economies based on a new paradigm -- an economics of localization."--Container
Small is beautiful, big is subsidised : how our taxes contribute to social and environmental breakdown by Steven M Gorelick( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Schooling the world the white man's last burden by Carol Black( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"If you wanted to change an ancient culture in a generation, how would you do it? You would change the way it educates its children. The U.S. Government knew this in the 19th century when it forced Native American children into government boarding schools. Today, volunteers build schools in traditional societies around the world, convinced that school is the only way to a 'better' life for indigenous children. But is this true? What really happens when we replace a traditional culture's way of learning and understanding the world with our own? Beautifully shot on location in the Buddhist culture of Ladakh in the northern Indian Himalayas, [the film] takes a challenging, sometimes funny, ultimately deeply disturbing look at the effects of modern education on the world's last sustainable indigenous cultures." -- Container
Quand le développement crée la pauvreté : l'exemple du Ladakh by Helena Norberg-Hodge( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in French and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gaian economics : living well within planetary limits by Jonathan Dawson( Book )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manger local : un choix écologique et économique by Helena Norberg-Hodge( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in French and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traite des marchés locaux, prône une agriculture soutenue par la communauté et une alimentation bio
La-dwags kyi skad daṅ In-skad tshig mdzod = English Ladakhi dictionary by Helena Norberg-Hodge( Book )

8 editions published in 1991 in English and Tibetan and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Future of progress reflections on environment and development( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews with participants at a conference held between May 30 and June 2, 1991, at Bishops-Arnö, near Stockholm in Sweden. The conference was jointly sponsored by the International Society for Ecology and Culture and Friends of the Earth, Sweden
Paradise with side effects( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two women from Ladakh, a remote region in the Himalayas, visit London on a "reality tour" with Helena Norberg-Hodge to see what life in the West is really like. The homelessness, old age homes and massive garbage dumps they encounter contrast sharply with the idealized media and advertising images of the West. Helena Norberg-Hodge has been working with the women in Ladakh for 30 years -- she and Dolma founded the Women's Alliance of Ladakh which works locally for sustainable development and preserving Ladakhi culture -- and her organization, the International Society for Ecology and Culture runs a educational center in the area, and leading the reverse "reality tours" with Westerners coming to the small farms
Local futures( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the story of the International Society for Ecology and Culture and their belief that thinking locally rather than globally with regards to the world economy
Bringing the food economy home : the social, ecological and economic benefits of local food by Helena Norberg-Hodge( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The future of progress : reflections on environment and development by Edward Goldsmith( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ladakh : da vesten kom til Himalaya by Helena Norberg-Hodge( Book )

4 editions published in 1988 in Danish and English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'economia della felicità( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in Multiple languages and Italian and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helena Norberg-Hodge ci elenca otto scomode verità sulla globalizzazione. Qualche fotogramma che definisce lo stato di salute della civiltà occidentale e poi l'elenco di cosa non funziona, di come biologicamente e culturalmente, la nostra idea di esistenza si sia tramutata in spirito di sopravvivenza, con pochi slanci di vitalità e tanti momenti di sconforto (Mymovie)
Chisik kiban sahoe wa Pulgyo saengt'aehak = Ecology and Buddhism in the knowledge-based society( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in Korean and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shifting direction : from global dependence to local interdependence by Helena Norberg-Hodge( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents "Shifting Direction: From Global Dependence to Local Interdependence," a paper by the International Society for Ecology and Culture based in England. Discusses globalization, free trade, economic policies, urbanization, environmental issues, cultural diversity, localization, and grassroots initiatives
Ancient futures learning from Ladakh by John Page( Visual )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film is about Ladakh, or "Little Tibet", a land with few resources & extreme climate in the Western Himalayas. The 1st part shows the traditional way of life of its inhabitants ; their sense of cooperation coupled with an intimate and location-specific knowledge of the environment enabled the Ladakhis not only to survive for more than a thousand years but to prosper. The 2nd part shows the breakdown of Ladakh's culture and environment caused by the "development". Questions the meaning of "progress" and "education". Teaches us about the root causes of environmental, social & psychological problems, and provides guidelines for our own future
 
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Bringing the food economy home : local alternatives to global agribusiness
Alternative Names
Helena Norberg-Hodge Swedish activist and documentary director

Helena Norberg-Hodge Zweeds filmregisseuse

Hodge Helena Norberg-

Hodge, Helena Norberg- 1946-

Norberg-Hodge, Helena

Norŭberŭ-Hoji, Hellena

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Bringing the food economy home : local alternatives to global agribusinessFrom the ground up : rethinking industrial agricultureThe future of progress : reflections on environment and development