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The economics of arrival : ideas for a grown-up economy

Author: Katherine Trebeck; Jeremy Williams
Publisher: Bristol, UK : Policy Press, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"What do we want from economic growth? What sort of a society are we aiming for? In everyday economics, there is no such thing as enough, or too much, growth. Yet in the world's most developed countries, growth has already brought unrivalled prosperity: we have 'arrived'. More than that, through debt, inequality, climate change and fractured politics, the fruits of growth may rot before everyone has a chance to  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine Trebeck; Jeremy Williams
ISBN: 9781447337263 1447337263
OCLC Number: 1086162209
Description: xvi, 303 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: The fruits of growth --
Are the fruits of growth beginning to rot? --
Stockholm syndrome --
Rushing past our stop --
Embracing arrival and making ourselves at home --
What we might find in making ourselves at home --
Arrival and making ourselves at home in the real world --
Are we nearly there yet? --
From individual initiatives to system change --
Choosing arrival.
Other Titles: Ideas for a grown-up economy
Responsibility: Katherine Trebeck and Jeremy Williams.

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In this ground-breaking book, Trebeck and Williams challenge us to make ourselves at home with economic wealth, to ensure that everyone is included. They explore the possibility of 'Arrival', urging  Read more...

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