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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This book is a profound critique of conventional economic theories and policies. Daly (economics, Louisiana State Univ.), an economist at the World Bank, and Cobb (theology and philosophy, Claremont ... 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
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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.