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The Poverty of progress : changing ways of life in industrial societies

Author: Ian Miles; John Irvine; United Nations University.; Society for International Development.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Pergamon Press, 1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Poverty of progress.
Oxford ; New York : Pergamon Press, 1982
(OCoLC)560588463
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Miles; John Irvine; United Nations University.; Society for International Development.
ISBN: 0080289061 9780080289069 008027935X 9780080279350
OCLC Number: 7925554
Notes: "Selected proceedings of two international conferences on 'alternative ways of life', organized by the Goals, Processes, and Indicators of Development Project of the United Nations University and by the Society for International Development, held in Cartigny, Switzerland, 1978, and Trappeto, Sicily, 1979."
Description: xxiii, 344 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction / John Irvine and Ian Miles --
Why the concern with ways of life? / Johan Galtung, Dag Polsezynski, and Monica Wemegah --
The 'abundant society' and world order / Steven Arnold and Denis Goulet --
The dominant way of life in Norway --
The dominant way of life in Switzerland / Monica Wemegah --
The dominant way of life in Britain / John Irvine and Ian Miles --
On ways of life in Poland / Andrzej Siciński --
Alternative ways of life in the Netherlands / Anneke Schipper-van Otterloo and Peter Ester --
Alternative ways of life in Denmark / Jens Falkentorp [and others] --
From things to experiences / Hidetoshi Kato --
Another development for Europe in the 1980s / Richard Jolly --
Establishing alternative ways of life / Ian Miles and John Irvine.
Responsibility: edited by Ian Miles, John Irvine with Monica Wemegah, and Dag Poleszynski.

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