Growth and Guilt: Psychology and the Limits of Development

Growth and Guilt: Psychology and the Limits of Development

by Luigi Zoja
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415116600

ISBN-13: 9780415116602

Pub. Date: 02/28/1995

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The increasing exploitation of the planet has become the subject of ever more frequent debates on the limits of growth and development. However until now studies have dealt primarily with the technological aspects. Is it truly possible to deal with the excesses of our civilization without lending attention to the psychological dimension? Luigi Zoja argues that the

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The increasing exploitation of the planet has become the subject of ever more frequent debates on the limits of growth and development. However until now studies have dealt primarily with the technological aspects. Is it truly possible to deal with the excesses of our civilization without lending attention to the psychological dimension? Luigi Zoja argues that the crux of the problem is not, surely, to be found in encounters with external limits; we must also and primarily be aware of a principle of self-limitation that we have to exercise if unchecked growth is not to turn cancerous.

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ISBN-13:
9780415116602
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/28/1995
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.70(d)
Lexile:
1410L (what's this?)

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