Economics Unmasked

Economics Unmasked

From Power and Greed to Compassion and the Common Good

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The economic system under which we live not only forces the great majority of humankind to live their lives in indignity and poverty; it also threatens all forms of life - indeed life itself. Economics Unmasked presents a cogent critique of the dominant economic system in order to help transform our society into one in which all forms of life will be protected. The first part of this book is devoted to showing that the theoretical constructions that have been selected, work mainly to bring about injustice. The second part is concerned with what should be the foundations of a new economics where justice, human dignity, compassion and reverence for life must be the guiding values. -- Book Jacket.
Publisher: Totnes, Devon, UK : Green Books, 2011
ISBN: 9781900322706
1900322706
Branch Call Number: 306.3 S6568e 2011
Characteristics: 200 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Max-Neef, Manfred A.

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Jun 27, 2011

a superb antidote to the pretensions of economic babble and ideological drivel that passes for thought in our time

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