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Small is beautiful : economics as if people mattered

Author: E F Schumacher
Publisher: New York : HarperPerennial, 1989, ©1973.
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Essays on economic theory and principles provide guidance for living and surviving in the modern world.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E F Schumacher
ISBN: 0060916303 9780060916305
OCLC Number: 19514463
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: London : Blond and Briggs, 1973. With two new prefaces.
Description: xxiii, 324 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: pt. 1. The modern world. The problem of production --
Peace and permanence --
The role of economics --
Buddhist economics --
A question of size --
pt. 2. Resources. The greatest resource : education --
The proper use of land --
Resources for industry --
Nuclear energy : salvation or damnation? --
Technology with a human face --
pt. 3. The third world. Development --
Social and economic problems calling for the development of intermediate technology --
Two million villages --
The problem of unemployment in India --
pt. 4. Organisation and ownership. A machine to foretell the future? --
Towards a theory of large-scale organisation --
Socialism --
Ownership --
New patterns of ownership.
Responsibility: E.F. Schumacher.
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