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For the common good : redirecting the economy toward community, the environment, and a sustainable future

Author: Herman E Daly; John B Cobb; Clifford W Cobb
Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd ed., updated and expandedView all editions and formats
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Updated and Expanded Edition. Winner of the Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order 1992, Named New Options Best Political Book. Economist Herman Daly and theologian John Cobb, Jr., demonstrate how conventional economics and a growth-oriented industrial economy have led us to the brink of environmental disaster, and show the possibility of a different future.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Daly, Herman E.
For the common good.
Boston : Beacon Press, ©1994
(DLC) 93024460
(OCoLC)28414018
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Herman E Daly; John B Cobb; Clifford W Cobb
ISBN: 0807047163 9780807047163
OCLC Number: 45843406
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 534 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Economics as an academic discipline --
The fallacy of misplaced concreteness in economics and other disciplines --
Misplaced concreteness: the market --
Misplaced concreteness: measuring economic success --
Misplaced concreteness: homo economicus --
Misplaced concreteness: land --
New beginnings --
From academic discipline to thought in service of community --
From chrematistics to Oikonomia --
From individualism to person-in-community --
From cosmopolitanism to communities of communities --
From matter and rent to energy and biosphere. Policies for community in the United States --
Free trade versus community --
Population --
Land use --
Agriculture --
Industry --
Labor --
Income policies and taxes --
From world domination to national security --
Getting there --
Possible steps --
The religious vision.
Responsibility: Herman E. Daly and John B. Cobb, Jr. ; with contributions by Clifford W. Cobb.

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Updated and Expanded Edition. Winner of the Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order 1992, Named New Options Best Political Book. Economist Herman Daly and theologian John Cobb, Jr., demonstrate how conventional economics and a growth-oriented industrial economy have led us to the brink of environmental disaster, and show the possibility of a different future.

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