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Deep economy : the wealth of communities and the durable future

Author: Bill McKibben
Publisher: New York : Times Books, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An impassioned call for an economy that creates community and ennobles our lives. In this manifesto, journalist McKibben offers the biggest challenge in a generation to the prevailing view of our economy. For the first time in human history, he observes, "more" is no longer synonymous with "better"--Indeed, they have become almost opposites. McKibben puts forward a new way to think about the things we buy, the food  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bill McKibben
ISBN: 0805076263 9780805076264
OCLC Number: 71812887
Description: 261 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: After growth --
The year of eating locally --
All for one, or one for all --
The wealth of communities --
The durable future.
Responsibility: Bill McKibben.
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Puts forward a different way to think about the things we buy, the food we eat, the energy we use, and the money that pays for it all. The author shows that the more we nurture the essential humanity  Read more...

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CONTENTS Introduction 1 1 After Growth 5 2 The Year of Eating Locally 46 3 All for One, or One for All 95 4 The Wealth of Communities 129 5 The Durable Future 177 Afterword 227 Notes 233 Acknowledgments 248 Index 251 Acknowledgments 248 Index 251

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"I'd like to see "Deep" "Economy "read in every Econ 101 class. Bill McKibben asks the central human question: What is the economy "for"? The stakes here are terrifyingly high, but with his genial Read more...

 
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