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Real-life economics : understanding wealth creation

Author: Paul Ekins; Manfred A Max-Neef
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1992.
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Since 1945, industrial economic activity has been generated on an unparalleled scale, but at a cost - social and cultural disruption and potentially catastrophic effects on the environment. This book  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Real-life economics.
London ; New York : Routledge, 1992
(DLC) 92008827
Online version:
Real-life economics.
London ; New York : Routledge, 1992
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Ekins; Manfred A Max-Neef
ISBN: 0203012798 9780203012796 9780415079761 0415079764 9780415079778 0415079772 9786610567119 6610567115 9781134896066 1134896069 9781134896103 1134896107 9781134896110 1134896115 1138419230 9781138419230
OCLC Number: 70766603
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 460 pages) : illustrations, map
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The economist's prejudice / by Wolfgang Sachs --
Economic science and political democracy / by Alejandro Sanz de Santamaria --
Abstraction, tendencies and stylized facts / by Tony Lawson --
Rationality and the influence of institutions / by Geoff Hodgson --
The I & we paradigm / by Amitai Etzioni --
Socio-economic justice / by John Oliver Wilson --
The economic functions of the environment / by Roefie Hueting --
Economics, equity and sustainable development / by David Pearce --
Coevolution of economy, society and environment / by Richard Norgaard --
Humanistic economics : history and basic principles / by Mark Lutz --
The household in the total economy / by Jane Wheelock --
The modern economy as a service economy : the production of utilization value / by Orin Giarini --
A four-capital model of wealth creation / by Paul Ekins --
Bygone splendour / by Wolfgang Sachs --
Poor not different / by Wolfgang Sachs --
A humanistic approach to socio-economic development / by Mark Lutz --
People's self-development / by Anisur Rahman --
The economics of the satisfaction of needs / by Mario Kamenetzky --
Development and human needs / by Manfred Max-Neef --
Sustainable livelihoods : the poor's reconciliation of environment and development / by Robert Chambers --
Constructing an indicator framework --
Environmental and resource accounting / by Øyvind Lone --
Growth, environment and national income : theoretical problems and a practical solution / by Roefie Hueting --
Measuring households' non-monetary production / by Luisella Goldschmidt-Clermont --
Social indicators for real-life economics / by Ian Miles --
Development : evaluation and decision-making / by Peter Söderbaum --
Competitive systems : a sociological view / by Mitchel Abolafia and Nicole Biggart --
Towards a progressive market / by Paul Ekins --
The evolution of development thought : facing up to a global interdependence / by Paul Streeten --
The enabling (and disabling) state / by Geoff Mulgan and Helen Wilkinson --
Popular planning in practice / by Maureen Mackintosh and Hilary Wainwright --
A new direction for community development in the United States / by Severyn Bruyn --
Beyond welfare / by Peter Beresford and Suzy Croft --
Changing neighbourhoods / by Tony Gibson --
People's participation : reconciling growth with equity / by Ponna Wignaraja --
The practical implications of sustainable development / by David Pearce --
Sustainability first / by Paul Ekins.
Responsibility: edited by Paul Ekins and Manfred Max-Neef.
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