Plenitude : The New Economics of True Wealth

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 5/13/2010
  • Publisher: Penguin Press HC, The

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At a moment of ecological and financial crisis, bestselling author and economist Schor presents a revolutionary strategy for transitioning toward a richer, more balanced life.

Author Biography

Juliet B. Schor's research has focused on the economics of work, spending, environment, and the consumer culture. She is the author of Born to Buy, The Overworked American, and The Overspent American. Schor is a professor of sociology at Boston College, a former member of the Harvard economics department, and a Guggenheim Fellowship recipient. She is also a cofounder of the Center for a New American Dream, an organization devoted to ecologically and socially sustainable lifestyles.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
From Consumer Boom to Ecological Bustp. 25
Economics Confronts the Earthp. 67
Living Rich on a Troubled Planetp. 99
The Economics of Plenitudep. 145
Acknowledgmentsp. 185
Notesp. 191
Referencesp. 221
Indexp. 249
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