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Farewell to growth

Author: Serge Latouche; David Macey
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; Malden, MA : Polity, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : English edView all editions and formats
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"Most of us who live in the North and the West consume far too much - too much meat, too much fat, too much sugar, too much salt. We are more likely to put on too much weight than to go hungry. We live in a society that is heading for a crash. We are aware of what is happening and yet we refuse to take it fully into account. Above all we refuse to address the issue that lies at the heart of our problems namely, the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Serge Latouche; David Macey
ISBN: 9780745646169 0745646166 9780745646176 0745646174
OCLC Number: 1071901432
Description: viii, 124 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Foreword Introduction 1 The Territory of De-Growth A UFO in the Microcosm of Politicking What is De-Growth? A Battle over Ideas and Words The Two Sources of De-Growth The Green Algae and the Snail An Unsustainable Ecological Footprint A False Solution: Reducing the Population 2 A Concrete Utopia The De-Growth Revolution The Virtuous Circle of Quiet Contraction De-Growth as a Local Project Is Reducing Growth a Retrograde Step? De-Growth: A Challenge for the South Is De-Growth Reformist or Revolutionary? 3 A Political Programme An Electoral Programme Jobs for All in a De-Growth Society De-Growth: Behind the Work-Based Society Is De-Growth Soluble in Capitalism? Is De-Growth a Right-Wing Policy or a Left-Wing Policy? Do We Need a De-Growth Party? Conclusion References
Other Titles: Petit traité de la décroissance sereine.
Responsibility: Serge Latouche ; translated by David Macey.

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Most of us who live in the North and the West consume far too much - too much meat, too much fat, too much sugar, too much salt. We are more likely to put on too much weight than to go hungry. We  Read more...

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