Steady-State Economics: Second Edition with New Essays / Edition 2

Steady-State Economics: Second Edition with New Essays / Edition 2

by Herman E. Daly
     
 

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ISBN-10: 155963071X

ISBN-13: 9781559630719

Pub. Date: 04/28/1991

Publisher: Island Press

<p>First published in 1977, this volume caused a sensation because of Daly's radical view that "enough is best." Today, his ideas are recognized as the key to sustainable development, and Steady-State Economics is universally acknowledged as the leading book on the economics of sustainability.

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<p>First published in 1977, this volume caused a sensation because of Daly's radical view that "enough is best." Today, his ideas are recognized as the key to sustainable development, and Steady-State Economics is universally acknowledged as the leading book on the economics of sustainability.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781559630719
Publisher:
Island Press
Publication date:
04/28/1991
Edition description:
1
Pages:
318
Sales rank:
679,156
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

ABOUT ISLAND PRESS,
Title Page,
Copyright Page,
Dedication,
PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION,
PREFACE TO THE FIRST EDITION,
I - THE STEADY-STATE ECONOMY,
1 - AN OVERVIEW OF THE ISSUES,
2 - THE CONCEPT OF A STEADY-STATE ECONOMY,
3 - INSTITUTIONS FOR A STEADY-STATE ECONOMY,
4 - EFFICIENCY IN THE STEADY-STATE ECONOMY,
II - THE GROWTH DEBATE,
5 - A CATECHISM OF GROWTH FALLACIES,
6 - ENERGY AND THE GROWTH DEBATE,
7 - DEVELOPING ECONOMIES AND THE STEADY STATE,
8 - CONCLUSION: ON BIOPHYSICAL EQUILIBRIUM AND MORAL GROWTH,
III - FURTHER ESSAYS IN THE ECONOMICS OF SUSTAINABILITY,
9 - THE STEADY-STATE ECONOMY: ALTERNATIVE TO GROWTHMANIA,
10 - THE CIRCULAR FLOW OF EXCHANGE VALUE AND THE LINEAR THROUGHPUT OF MATTER-ENERGY: A CASE OF MISPLACED CONCRETENESS,
11 - ALTERNATIVE STRATEGIES FOR INTEGRATING ECONOMICS AND ECOLOGY,
12 - THE ECONOMIC GROWTH DEBATE: WHAT SOME ECONOMISTS HAVE LEARNED, BUT MANY HAVE NOT,
13 - SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: FROM CONCEPT AND THEORY TOWARD OPERATIONAL PRINCIPLES,
IV - THE DEBATE CONTINUES: REVIEWS AND CRITIQUES BY HERMAN E. DALY,
14 - REVIEW OF THE ULTIMATE RESOURCE,
15 - REVIEW OF POPULATION GROWTH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: POLICY QUESTIONS,
16 - THERMODYNAMIC AND ECONOMIC CONCEPTS AS RELATED TO RESOURCE-USE POLICIES: COMMENT,
17 - A. N. WHITEHEAD'S FALLACY OF MISPLACED CONCRETENESS: EXAMPLES FROM ECONOMICS,
INDEX,
ABOUT THE AUTHOR,
ALSO AVAILABLE FROM ISLAND PRESS,
ISLAND PRESS BOARD OF DIRECTORS,

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