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The Resource Deep economy : the wealth of communities and the durable future, Bill McKibben

Deep economy : the wealth of communities and the durable future, Bill McKibben

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Deep economy : the wealth of communities and the durable future
Title
Deep economy
Title remainder
the wealth of communities and the durable future
Statement of responsibility
Bill McKibben
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An impassioned call for an economy that creates community and ennobles our lives. In this manifesto, journalist McKibben offers the biggest challenge in a generation to the prevailing view of our economy. For the first time in human history, he observes,"more" is no longer synonymous with "better"--indeed, they have become almost opposites. McKibben puts forward a new way to think about the things we buy, the food we eat, the energy we use, and the money that pays for it all. Our purchases, he says, need not be at odds with the things we truly value. McKibben's animating idea is that we need to move beyond "growth" as the paramount economic ideal and pursue prosperity in a more local direction, with regions producing more of their own food, generating more of their own energy, and even creating more of their own culture and entertainment.--From publisher description
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Writing style
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167700
Cataloging source
DLC
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McKibben, Bill
Dewey number
306.3
Index
index present
LC call number
HD75
LC item number
.M353 2007
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Economic development
  • Community development
Target audience
adult
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the wealth of communities and the durable future
Label
Deep economy : the wealth of communities and the durable future, Bill McKibben
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
After growth -- The year of eating locally -- All for one or one for all -- The wealth of communities -- The durable future
Control code
ocm71812887
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
261 p.
Isbn
9780805076264
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2006051100
System control number
(OCoLC)71812887
Label
Deep economy : the wealth of communities and the durable future, Bill McKibben
Link
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
After growth -- The year of eating locally -- All for one or one for all -- The wealth of communities -- The durable future
Control code
ocm71812887
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
261 p.
Isbn
9780805076264
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2006051100
System control number
(OCoLC)71812887

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