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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: 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 --
An arc of scenarios / Rob Hopkins --
Inhabiting place / Robert L. Thayer --
Locally owned business / Michael Shuman --
Daring to experiment / Warren Johnson --
Civic agriculture / Thomas A. Lyson --
A whole new way of life / Karen Litfin --
The decentralist tradition / Kirkpatrick Sale --
Technology at a human scale / Ernst F. Schumacher --
Provincialism / Josiah Royce --
Local enterprise / Wendell Berry --
Conserving communities / Wendell Berry --
Abundance and fulfillment / Sharon Astyk --
Motives for living lightly / Raymond De Young --
Enabling the best in people / Rachel Kaplan & Stephen Kaplan --
Ecological democracy / John S. Dryzek --
Towards the regional / Gar Alperovitz --
Global problems, localist solutions / David J. Hess --
Adaptive muddling / Raymond De Young & Stephen Kaplan --
Promoting a partnership society / Lester W. Milbrath --
Tools for the transition / Donella Meadows, Jorgen Randers & Dennis Meadows --
Downshift/upshift : our choice / Raymond De Young & Thomas Princen.
Responsibility: edited by Raymond De Young and Thomas Princen.

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