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Sustainable growth in a post-scarcity world : consumption, demand, and the poverty penalty

Author: Philip Sadler
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, Vt. : Gower, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Charts developments once envisaged by Keynes, Chase, Galbraith and Packard, and radical thinkers such as Chris Anderson. This book describes how many goods and services have moved from relative  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Sadler
ISBN: 9780566091582 0566091585 9780566091599 0566091593
OCLC Number: 612959761
Description: viii, 249 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: The post-scarcity paradox --
The prophets of abundance --
A short history of system change --
Abundance and waste in today's economy --
How science and technology are creating tomorrow's abundance --
Fifty wasted years --
Sustainability issues in a post-scarcity world --
Poverty across the globe --
The promise of alternative finance and social business --
The business response to abundance --
The business response to sustainability --
The business response to poverty --
The prospect for system change.
Responsibility: by Philip Sadler.

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