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Social limits to growth

Author: Fred Hirsch
Publisher: London : Routledge, 1995, ©1976.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Fred Hirsch's classic exposition of the social limits to growth manages to connect many of the apparently disparate factors that blight modern life.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Fred Hirsch
ISBN: 0415119588 9780415119580 9780203982341 0203982347
OCLC Number: 33893023
Description: xvii, 208 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction: The Argument in Brief --
I. The Neglected Realm of Social Security. 2. A Duality in the Growth Potential --
3. The Material Economy and the Positional Economy --
4. The Ambiguity of Economic Output --
II. The Commercialization Bias. 5. The Economics of Bad Neighbours --
6. The New Commodity Fetishism ; Appendix --
The Commercialization Effect: The Sexual Illustration --
7. A First Summary: The Hole in the Affluent Society --
III. The Depleting Moral Legacy. 8. An Overload on the Mixed Economy --
9. Political Keynesianism and the Managed Market --
10. The Moral Re-entry --
11. The Lost Legitimacy and the Distributional Compulsion --
IV. Perspective and Conclusions. 12. The Liberal Market as a Transitional Case --
13. Inferences for Policy.
Responsibility: Fred Hirsch ; [with a new foreword by Tibor Scitovsky].

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