For the common good: redirecting the economy toward community, the environment, and a sustainable future

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Beacon Press, 1989 - Business & Economics - 482 pages
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Review: For the Common Good: Redirecting the economy toward community, the environment, and a sustainable future.

User Review  - Matt Barlow - Goodreads

Unfortunately, I had to put this one down. While I was very excited to read this book based on it's premise, the writing was just too academic for someone like myself with little understanding of economics. Read full review

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Daly provides a 'blueprint' for a decentralized economy built around small communities and makes specific proposals, including a tax on industrial polluters, worker participation in management and ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Economics as an Academic Discipline 1 The Fallacy of Misplaced Concreteness in Economics and Other Disciplines
25
The Market
44
Copyright

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About the author (1989)

Herman Daly is professor at the University of Maryland School of Public Affairs. He worked for several years at the World Bank. He is co-author of the influential For the Common Good, among other books.