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Prosperity without growth : economics for a finite planet

Author: Tim Jackson
Publisher: London : Earthscan, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Is more economic growth the solution? Will it deliver prosperity and well-being for a global population projected to reach nine billion? In this book, the author - a top sustainability adviser to the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Jackson
ISBN: 9781849713238 1849713235
OCLC Number: 715898519
Notes: Originally published: 2009.
Description: 1 volume : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Prosperity lost --
The age of irresponsiblity --
Redefining prosperity --
The dilemma of growth --
The myth of decoupling --
Confronting structure --
Keynesianism and the 'green new deal' --
Macro-economics for sustainability --
Flourishing --
within limits --
Governance for prosperity --
The transition to a sustainable economy --
A lasting prosperity.
Responsibility: Tim Jackson.

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'On a planet with finite resources, perpetual growth is not only impossible, but it is endangering the survival of present and future generations. I urge everyone to read Tim Jackson's brilliant and Read more...

 
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