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User Review  - raschneid - LibraryThing

Oof, tried to read this but found it dated and preachy. Some of Schumacher's fundamental ideas are wonderful and important, but I can't read books that make blanket statements about the iniquity and ... Read full review

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User Review  - HadriantheBlind - LibraryThing

Read for class. Several extremely interesting economic ideas, including pointing out some of the flaws with some economic statistical models, as well as offering some very interesting solutions. I ... Read full review

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User Review  - thcson - LibraryThing

It's easy to see why this book has been an environmentalist classic for a long time, but it has certainly become a bit outdated since it was written in the early 1970s. The chapters are quite ... Read full review

Review: Small Is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered

User Review  - Shaun - Goodreads

Dated, Still Relevant The last great finical debacle, the one in 2007, is still affecting people the world over, but the affect is still heavy in American. I was personally affected, my wife and I ... Read full review

Review: Small Is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered

User Review  - Sourav - Goodreads

This book is a real eye-opener for people who feel that there can be 'infinite growth in a finite planet' or otherwise. It tells us, very lucidly, about how we (the countries) have completely ignored ... Read full review

Review: Small Is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered

User Review  - Nick de meersman - Goodreads

I start reading it out of curiosity and to find out if despite it's age it still has value today beyond a curiosity of the 70ties. It has, yes it does have parts that are outdated and the curious ... Read full review

Review: Small Is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered

User Review  - Rafa Monteiro - Goodreads

"The cultivation and expansion of needs is the antithesis of wisdom. It is also the antithesis of freedom and peace. Every increase of needs tends to increase one's dependence on outside forces over ... Read full review

Review: Small Is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered

User Review  - unperspicacious - Goodreads

A rather peculiar work, but on the whole, brilliant. I hadn't known beforehand that this was a bundle of separately conceived essays written over a number of years, rather than an integrated book ... Read full review

Review: Small Is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered

User Review  - Cris - Goodreads

A wonderful collection of essays by this seminal economist born at the turn of the century who is still very relevant today. Although his work has been praised by those espousing the Distributist ... Read full review

Review: Small Is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered

User Review  - Eric - Goodreads

I skipped a lot of the end because I did not really care about what he was talking about. His overall point is good. He says that economics currently is a religion where you have to believe it all or ... Read full review

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