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Kenneth Boulding : a voice crying in the wilderness

Author: Robert Scott; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
Publisher: [Basingstoke] : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
Series: Great thinkers in economics series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Kenneth Boulding (1910-1993) was a notable economist and educator, best known for his contribution to General Systems Theory, ecological economics and conflict and defense. This text gives insight into the life and multidisciplinary work of Boulding. Boulding was born to a working-class family in Liverpool, England. He was greatly influenced by World War I as a child, which made him a lifelong pacifist, eventually  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Scott, Robert.
Kenneth Boulding.
(DLC) 2014029669
(OCoLC)882530838
Named Person: Kenneth E Boulding; Kenneth E Boulding
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Scott; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
ISBN: 9781137034380 1137034386
OCLC Number: 897358604
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: 1. An Introduction to Boulding --
2. The Day the Liberals Won --
3. Mr. Boulding and the Americans --
4. Cosmogenesis --
5. Where the Buffalo Roam --
6. A Voice Crying in the Wilderness.
Series Title: Great thinkers in economics series.
Responsibility: Robert Scott.
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This book summarizes the life and work of economist Kenneth E. Boulding. Boulding was a prolific writer, teacher and Quaker. Starting his career as an orthodox Keynesian economist, he eventually  Read more...

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