Economics Unmasked: From Power and Greed to Compassion and the Common Good

Philip B Smith (Author) Manfred Max-Neef (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$19.95
Publisher
Green Books
Publish Date
February 01, 2011
Pages
200
Dimensions
6.18 X 0.55 X 9.12 inches | 0.84 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781900322706
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About the Author

Philip B. Smith was an American-Dutch experimental physicist. He taught for eight years in Brazil as a McCarthy-era exile, and later joined the University of Groningen as a professor of physics. Manfred Max-Neef is a Chilean-German economist in the field of international development. His key works are "From the Outside Looking In: Experiences in 'Barefoot Economics'" and "Human Scale Development," the latter declared by the University of Cambridge as one of the 50 most important books on sustainability. He taught at the University of California Berkeley and is currently director of the Economics Institute of the Universidad Austral de Chile."

Reviews

"One good way for honest economics professors to fight back is to recommend this book to their students."--Herman Daly, Professor at University of Maryland
"An inspiring statement that there is an alternative to the hollow dreams of globalisation." --Molly Scott Cato, economics spokesperson for the Green Party of England and Wales
An inspiring statement that there is an alternative to the hollow dreams of globalisation. Molly Scott Cato, economics spokesperson for the Green Party of England and Wales"