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Return of Scarcity Strategies for an Economic Future

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ISBN-10: 0521368960

ISBN-13: 9780521368964

Edition: 1990

Authors: H. C. Coombs

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In recent years the distinguished Australian economist, Dr. H.C. "Nugget" Coombs has worked, spoken and written on the related areas of resource use, resource allocation and the environment. His papers and essays are brought together here to form a lively challenge to many current assumptions of policy makers. A new chapter, written especially for this volume, looks forward to the challenge in policies and needs in the 1990s. In particular the essays draw attention to the changing role of governments, under pressure to conserve resources but also to exploit and develop them to satisfy consumption. Dr. Coombs argues a case for the economic system to serve social responsibilities more justly
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Book details

List price: $46.95
Copyright year: 1990
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 6/11/1990
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 184
Size: 5.51" wide x 8.50" long x 0.43" tall
Weight: 0.528
Language: English

Towards a Sustainable Society
Scarcity, Wealth and Income
Matching Ecological and Economic Realities
Science and Technology - For What Purpose?
Economic and Ecological Issues in Resource Management
Resource Management and Environmental Law
The Quality of Life and it's Assessment
Is Democracy Alive and Well?
Technology, Economic Change and Political Strategy.