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Small Is Beautiful: A Study of Economics as if People Mattered - E.F. Schumacher
Small Is Beautiful: A Study of Economics as if People Mattered
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780099225614 (0099225611)
Publisher: Vintage
Pages no: 252
Edition language: English
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Climbing Mount TBR
Climbing Mount TBR rated it
4.0 Small Is Beautiful: Economics as If People Mattered
This book was thoroughly frustrating. I originally thought it was a newly published book. No it was published in 1973. The studies it references were made anywhere from the 50s through the 60s. Those studies pretty much predict a number of the problems we're having now. Resources depletion, env...
Remember When the Music
Remember When the Music rated it
4.0 Small Is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered
“A Study of Economics as if People Mattered” is the tagline for Small is Beautiful but don’t think this is a boring book on supply and demand. Schumacher doesn’t focus on economics as we traditionally think of the subject, but rather, on how we think about economics, business, and what is right. He ...
Teak Bookends
Teak Bookends rated it
4.0 Dated, Still Relevant
The last great finical debacle, the one in 2007, is still affecting people the world over, but the affect is still heavy in American. I was personally affected, my wife and I both lost jobs. We have yet to recover from that. There was a snow storm a few weeks back. It occurred when the Polar Vortex ...
shell pebble
shell pebble rated it
3.0 As if people mattered
Schumacher discourses on economics, through the prism of an ethics of care and respect for human dignity. Although some ideas are dated and the Christian grounding gives his metaphysical comments a flavour that can't help but put me off, this book contains several insights and ideas which merit inte...
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