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The localization reader : adapting to the coming downshift

Author: Raymond De Young; Thomas Princen
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2012.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond De Young; Thomas Princen
ISBN: 9780262016834 0262016834 9780262516877 026251687X
OCLC Number: 733045195
Description: xxvi, 346 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Drivers of localization. Fossil fuel decline / M. King Hubbert ; Energy returned on energy invested / Adam Dadeby ; The inevitability of transition / Joseph A. Tainter ; Less energy, more equity, more time / Ivan Illich --
Localization in practice. An arc of scenarios / Rob Hopkins ; Inhabiting place / Robert L. Thayer, Jr. ; Locally owned business / Michael H. Shuman ; Daring to experiment / Warren A. Johnson ; Civic agriculture / Thomas A. Lyson ; A whole new way of life: ecovillages and the revitalization of deep community / Karen Litfin --
Philosophies of localization. The decentralist tradition / Kirkpatrick Sale ; Technology at a human scale / Ernst F. Schumacher ; Provincialism / Josiah Royce ; Local enterprise / Wendell Berry ; Conserving communities / Wendell Berry --
Bringing out the best in people. Abundance and fulfillment / Sharon Astyk ; Motives for living lightly / Raymond De Young ; Enabling the best in people / Rachel Kaplan and Stephen Kaplan --
Appropriate governance. Ecological democracy / John S. Dryzek ; Towards the regional / Gar Alperovitz ; Global problems, localist solutions / David J. Hess --
Tools for transition. Adaptive muddling / Raymond De Young and Stephen Kaplan ; Promoting a partnership society / Lester W. Milbrath ; Tools for the transition / Donella Meadows, Jorgen Randers, and Dennis Meadows --
Downshift/upshift : our choice / Raymond De Young and Thomas Princen.
Responsibility: edited by Raymond De Young and Thomas Princen.

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