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Collision Course: Endless Growth on a Finite Planet

Kerryn Higgs
Format
Book
Published
Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2014]
Language
English
ISBN
9780262027731, 0262027739
Contents
  • Economic growth : origins
  • Economic growth : perceptions
  • Limits to growth debate : precursors and beginnings
  • Limits to growth and its critics
  • Growth and consumerism
  • Rise of free market fundamentalism
  • "Development" and globalisation : exporting growth
  • Growth and "sustainable development"
  • Growth and its outcomes for the poor
  • Propaganda : "business finds its voice"
  • Sleight of the invisible hand
  • Free market assault on environmental science
  • International brakes on environmental priorities
  • Limits after 40 years
  • Conclusion : the planet and the pie
  • Appendix: Selected critics of growth, 2013.
Description
xxv, 384 pages ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-367) and index.
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