True wealth : how and why millions of Americans are creating a time rich, ecologically light, small scale, high satisfaction economy (Book, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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True wealth : how and why millions of Americans are creating a time rich, ecologically light, small scale, high satisfaction economy

Author: Juliet B Schor
Publisher: New York, NY : Penguin Books, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In True Wealth, economist Juliet B. Schor rejects the sacrifice message, with the insight that social innovations and new technology can simultaneously enhance our lives and protect the planet. Schor shares examples of urban farmers, DIY renovators, and others working outside the conventional market to illuminate the path away from the work-and-spend cycle and toward a new world rich in time, creativity,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Juliet B Schor
ISBN: 9780143119425 0143119427 9781594202544 1594202540
OCLC Number: 888037748
Notes: "Previously published as; Plenitude"--Cover.
Description: XIV, 258 Seiten : Diagramme
Contents: From consumer boom to ecological bust --
Economics confronts the earth --
Living rich on a troubled planet --
The economics of plenitude.
Responsibility: Juliet B. Schor.

Abstract:

In True Wealth, economist Juliet B. Schor rejects the sacrifice message, with the insight that social innovations and new technology can simultaneously enhance our lives and protect the planet. Schor shares examples of urban farmers, DIY renovators, and others working outside the conventional market to illuminate the path away from the work-and-spend cycle and toward a new world rich in time, creativity, information, and community.

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