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Building a win-win world : life beyond global economic warfare

Author: Hazel Henderson
Publisher: San Francisco : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 1997, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st paperback edView all editions and formats
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World-renowned futurist Hazel Henderson extends her twenty-five years of work in economics to examine the havoc the current economic system is creating at the global level. Building a Win-Win World examines how jobs, education, health care, human rights, democratic participation, socially responsible business, and environmental protection are all sacrificed to "global competitiveness" and outlines a new economic  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hazel Henderson
ISBN: 1576750272 9781576750278
OCLC Number: 38503068
Description: ix, 398 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1. Pathological paradigms --
ch. 1. Global economic warfare versus sustainable human development: flash points, trends, and transitions --
ch. 2 . t Juggernaut globalism and the bankruptcy of economics --
ch. 3. The technology trap --
ch. 4. The jobless productivity trap --
ch. 5 . Government by mediocracy and the attention economy --
Part 2. Slow-motion good news: road maps and resources for rebirth --
ch. 6. Grassroots globalism --
ch. 7. Rethinking human development and the time of our lives --
ch. 8. Cultural DNA codes and biodiversity: the real wealth of nations --
Part 3. Building a win-win world: breakthroughs and social innovations --
ch. 9. Information: the world's real currency isn't scarce --
ch. 10. Redefining wealth and progress: the new indicators --
ch. 11. Perfecting democracy's tools --
ch. 12 New markets and new commons: the cooperative advantage --
ch. 13. Agreeing on rules and social innovations for our common future.
Responsibility: Hazel Henderson.

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World-renowned futurist Hazel Henderson extends her twenty-five years of work in economics to examine the havoc the current economic system is creating at the global level. Building a Win-Win World examines how jobs, education, health care, human rights, democratic participation, socially responsible business, and environmental protection are all sacrificed to "global competitiveness" and outlines a new economic architecture based on positive, sustainable systems.

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