Consumption, Jobs And The Environment

Consumption, Jobs And The Environment

by Roy Carr-Hill, John Lintott
     
 

Consumption, Jobs and the Environment argues that the present pattern of development, based on everlasting economic growth, is completely unsatisfactory from a welfare point of view. It threatens ecological catastrophe while perpetuating poverty. Roy Carr-Hill and John Lintott propose an alternative policy framework based explicitly on welfare and suggest where cuts…  See more details below

Overview

Consumption, Jobs and the Environment argues that the present pattern of development, based on everlasting economic growth, is completely unsatisfactory from a welfare point of view. It threatens ecological catastrophe while perpetuating poverty. Roy Carr-Hill and John Lintott propose an alternative policy framework based explicitly on welfare and suggest where cuts in consumption, working hours and ecological risks might be made most usefully.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333800096
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
02/01/2003
Series:
Global Issues Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.75(d)

Meet the Author

Roy Carr-Hill is Professor in Medical and Social Statistics, Centre for Health Economics, University of York. John Lintott is at South Bank University.

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