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The Resource For the common good : redirecting the economy toward community, the environment, and a sustainable future, Herman E. Daly and John B. Cobb, Jr. ; with contributions by Clifford W. Cobb

For the common good : redirecting the economy toward community, the environment, and a sustainable future, Herman E. Daly and John B. Cobb, Jr. ; with contributions by Clifford W. Cobb

Label
For the common good : redirecting the economy toward community, the environment, and a sustainable future
Title
For the common good
Title remainder
redirecting the economy toward community, the environment, and a sustainable future
Statement of responsibility
Herman E. Daly and John B. Cobb, Jr. ; with contributions by Clifford W. Cobb
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Updated and Expanded Edition. Winner of the Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order 1992, Named New Options Best Political Book. Economist Herman Daly and theologian John Cobb, Jr., demonstrate how conventional economics and a growth-oriented industrial economy have led us to the brink of environmental disaster, and show the possibility of a different future
Cataloging source
DLC
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Daly, Herman E
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cobb, John B
  • Cobb, Clifford W
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Economic development
  • Environmental policy
  • Sustainable development
  • Common good
  • United States
Label
For the common good : redirecting the economy toward community, the environment, and a sustainable future, Herman E. Daly and John B. Cobb, Jr. ; with contributions by Clifford W. Cobb
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 508-520) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • From chrematistics to Oikonomia
  • From individualism to person-in-community
  • From cosmopolitanism to communities of communities
  • From matter and rent to energy and biosphere
  • Economics as an academic discipline
  • The fallacy of misplaced concreteness in economics and other disciplines
  • Misplaced concreteness: the market
  • Misplaced concreteness: measuring economic success
  • Misplaced concreteness: homo economicus
  • Misplaced concreteness: land
  • New beginnings
  • From academic discipline to thought in service of community
  • From world domination to national security
  • Getting there
  • Possible steps
  • The religious vision
  • Policies for community in the United States
  • Free trade versus community
  • Population
  • Land use
  • Agriculture
  • Industry
  • Labor
  • Income policies and taxes
Control code
28414018
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
2nd ed., updated and expanded.
Extent
viii, 534 pages
Isbn
9780807047057
Lccn
93024460
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)1585034
Label
For the common good : redirecting the economy toward community, the environment, and a sustainable future, Herman E. Daly and John B. Cobb, Jr. ; with contributions by Clifford W. Cobb
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 508-520) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • From chrematistics to Oikonomia
  • From individualism to person-in-community
  • From cosmopolitanism to communities of communities
  • From matter and rent to energy and biosphere
  • Economics as an academic discipline
  • The fallacy of misplaced concreteness in economics and other disciplines
  • Misplaced concreteness: the market
  • Misplaced concreteness: measuring economic success
  • Misplaced concreteness: homo economicus
  • Misplaced concreteness: land
  • New beginnings
  • From academic discipline to thought in service of community
  • From world domination to national security
  • Getting there
  • Possible steps
  • The religious vision
  • Policies for community in the United States
  • Free trade versus community
  • Population
  • Land use
  • Agriculture
  • Industry
  • Labor
  • Income policies and taxes
Control code
28414018
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
2nd ed., updated and expanded.
Extent
viii, 534 pages
Isbn
9780807047057
Lccn
93024460
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)1585034

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