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Beyond Growth The Economics of Sustainable Development

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ISBN-10: 0807047090

ISBN-13: 9780807047095

Edition: 1997

Authors: Herman E. Daly

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Named one of a hundred "visionaries who could change your life" by the Utne Reader, Herman Daly has probably been the most prominent advocate of the need for a change in economic thinking in response to environmental crisis. An iconoclast economis t who has worked as a renegade insider at the World Bank in recent years, Daly has argued for overturning some basic economic assumptions. He has won a wide and growing reputation among a wide array of environmentalists, inside and outside the academy. In a book that will generate controversy, Daly turns his attention to the major environmental debate surrounding "sustainable development." Daly argues that the idea of sustainable…    
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Book details

List price: $23.00
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication date: 8/14/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 264
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Introduction: The Shape of Current Thought on Sustainable Development
Moving to a Steady-State Economy
Elements of Environmental Macroeconomics
Consumption: Value Added, Physical Transformation, and Welfare
Operationalizing Sustainable Development by Investing in Natural Capital
Fostering Environmentally Sustainable Development: Four Parting Suggestions for the World Bank
Toward a Measure of Sustainable Net National Product
On Sustainable Development and National Accounts
Carrying Capacity as a Tool of Development Policy: The Ecuadoran Amazon and the Paraguayan Chaco
Marx and Malthus in Northeast Brazil: A Note on the World's Largest Class Difference in Fertility and Its Recent Trends
Free Trade and Globalization vs. Environment and Community
From Adjustment to Sustainable Development: The Obstacle of Free Trade
The Economic Thought of Frederick Soddy
On Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen's Contributions to Economics: An Obituary Essay
A Biblical Economic Principle and the Sustainable Economy
Sustainable Development: From Religious Insight to Ethical Principle to Public Policy
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