Small Is Beautiful

Small Is Beautiful

Economics as If People Mattered

Book - 2010
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"Nothing less than a full-scale assault on conventional economic wisdom." -- Newsweek

One the 100 most influential books published since World War II

-- The Times Literary Supplement

Hailed as an "eco-bible" by Time magazine, E.F. Schumacher's riveting, richly researched statement on sustainability has become more relevant and vital with each year since its initial groundbreaking publication during the 1973 energy crisis. A landmark statement against "bigger is better" industrialism, Schumacher's Small Is Beautiful paved the way for twenty-first century books on environmentalism and economics, like Jeffrey Sachs's The End of Poverty , Paul Hawken's Natural Capitalism , Mohammad Yunis's Banker to the Poor , and Bill McKibben's Deep Economy . This timely reissue offers a crucial message for the modern world struggling to balance economic growth with the human costs of globalization.

Publisher: New York, N.Y. :, Harper Perennial,, 2010.
Edition: 1st Harper Perennial ed.
Copyright Date: ©2010
ISBN: 9780061997761
Branch Call Number: HB171 .S384 2010
Characteristics: xvi, 324 pages ;,21 cm.

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