Prosperity, Poverty and Pollution: The Emergence of Global Economic Responsibility

Prosperity, Poverty and Pollution: The Emergence of Global Economic Responsibility

by Klaus Nurnberger, Nurnberger

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ISBN-13: 9781856497312
Publisher: Zed Books
Publication date: 10/28/1999
Pages: 480
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.16(h) x 1.02(d)

About the Author

Klaus Nürnberger is Professor of Systematic Theology and Theological Ethics, University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.

Table of Contents

What This Book is All About
Part I: The Structure of the Global System
The Economic Problem in a Nutshell
Economic Discrepancies
Ecological Deterioration
Causes of Economic Imbalances
Part II: The Transformation of Collective Consciousness
The Social Reality of Convictions
Activating the Resources of Faith
Traditionalism and Modernity
Overcoming the Dependency Syndrome
Interests and Ideology
Part III: Towards a New Economic Paradigm
The Pending Paradigm Shift in Economics
A More Fundamental Approach: Market and Marginalisation
A Wider Frame of Reference: Entropy and Evolution
Part IV: The Transformation of Social Structures
Drawing Up the Agenda
Policies for Peripheries
Policies for Centres
Policies for Centre-Periphery Interaction
Index

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