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Prosperity without growth : economics for a finite planet

Author: Tim Jackson
Publisher: New York : Earthscan, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"Is it time to rethink economic growth? In this piercing challenge to established economics, the author provides a credible vision of how human society could flourish - within the ecological limits of a finite planet. For the advanced economies of the western world, prosperity without growth is no utopian dream. It is a financial and ecological necessity. Fulfilling this vision is simply the most urgent task of our  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Jackson
ISBN: 9781849713238 1849713235
OCLC Number: 954071993
Description: xii, 276 p.
Responsibility: Tim Jackson.

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"Is it time to rethink economic growth? In this piercing challenge to established economics, the author provides a credible vision of how human society could flourish - within the ecological limits of a finite planet. For the advanced economies of the western world, prosperity without growth is no utopian dream. It is a financial and ecological necessity. Fulfilling this vision is simply the most urgent task of our times."--Publisher.

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