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Equity, environment, efficiency : ethics and economics in urban Australia

Author: Patrick N Troy
Publisher: Carlton, Vic : Melbourne University Press, 2000.
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This work offers a re-examination of the connection between ethics and economics. It argues that efficiency is not an end in itself, but rather a means to a socially desirable end. Issues raised  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Equity, environment, efficiency.
Carlton, Vic : Melbourne University Press, 2000
(OCoLC)654270650
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick N Troy
ISBN: 0522848923 9780522848922
OCLC Number: 45042392
Description: x, 255 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Ends and means / Patrick Troy --
1. Ways of seeing: Competing perspectives on urban problems and policies / Frank Stilwell --
2. Efficiency and equity in industrial policy / Michael Webber --
3. The contrariness of Adelaide's property market / Blair Badcock --
4. The commercialisation of public space / Peter Spearritt --
5. Ageing and the built environment / Hal Kendig --
6. Between consistency and humanity / Nicholas Brown --
7. Governor Phillip's legacy / Tim Bonyhady --
8. The end of full employment and the Australian urban economy / Ian Manning --
9. Is effective democratic planning possible? / Peter Self --
10. Economics, values and urban Australia / Max Neutze.
Responsibility: edited by Patrick Troy.

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