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Creating alternative futures : the end of economics

Author: Hazel Henderson
Publisher: West Hartford, Conn. : Kumarian Press, 1996.
Series: Kumarian Press books for a world that works.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Henderson explains how GNP distorts the goal of human development, pointing out misleading assumptions and redefines health, wealth, and progress for humanity's long-term survival.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hazel Henderson
ISBN: 1565490606 9781565490604
OCLC Number: 34515999
Notes: Originally published: New York : Berkley Pub. Corp., 1978.
Description: xi, 418 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Part 1 The End of Economics 9 --
Chapter 1 Recycling Our Culture 11 --
Chapter 2 The Exhaustion of Economic Logic 27 --
Chapter 3 The Finite Pie: The Limits of Traditional Economics in Making Resource Decisions 34 --
Chapter 4 Sharing the Resource Pie 63 --
Chapter 5 The Entropy State 83 --
Chapter 6 Let Them Eat Growth 93 --
Chapter 7 Japan: Industrialism's Bellweather 106 --
Chapter 8 The Great Economic Transition 113 --
Chapter 9 Inflation: The View from Beyond Economics 137 --
Chapter 10 A Farewell to the Corporate State 153 --
Chapter 11 Constraints Affecting the Future of a Resource-Intensive Industry: Packaging 169 --
Chapter 12 Autopsying the Golden Goose 193 --
Part 2 Creating Alternative Futures 223 --
Chapter 13 Coping with Organizational Future Shock 225 --
Chapter 14 Creative Social Conflict: New Approaches to Social Mediation 237 --
Chapter 15 Democratizing Media 269 --
Chapter 16 Information and the New Movements for Citizen Participation 277 --
Chapter 17 Forcing the Hand of the De-Regulators 297 --
Chapter 18 Awakening from the Technological Trance 303 --
Chapter 19 Technology Assessment 327 --
Chapter 20 The Decline of Jonesism 339 --
Chapter 21 Citizen Movements for Greater Global Equity 351 --
Chapter 22 Pluralistic Futurism 371 --
Chapter 23 The Emerging "Counter-Economy" 381.
Series Title: Kumarian Press books for a world that works.
Responsibility: Hazel Henderson.

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