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

Author: Philip Sadler
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT. : Gower, ©2010.
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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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sadler, Philip, 1930-
Sustainable growth in a post-scarcity world.
Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, Vt. : Gower, ©2010
(DLC) 2010016296
(OCoLC)612959761
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Sadler
ISBN: 9780566091599 0566091593
OCLC Number: 756757306
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 249 pages)
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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