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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It's easy to see why this book has been an environmentalist classic for a long time, but it has certainly become a bit outdated since it was written in the early 1970s.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  - Sai Pitre - Goodreads

I would classify EF Schumacher as an economic philosopher. His thoughts are valid not just in Growth & Development economics but also extend to aspect of microeconomics, corporate culture, human ... Read full review

Review: Small Is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered

User Review  - Emmanuel - Goodreads

I bought that book very long time ago in India, in a cheap paperback edition. It took me more than 20 years to pick it again, but when reading it, I was so suprised of its scientific approach and its ... Read full review

Review: Small Is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered

User Review  - Alexis - Goodreads

It's amazing how old this idea is and yet how little we really take to heart. let us change. Read full review

Review: Small Is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered

User Review  - Laura Finazzo - Goodreads

“A Study of Economics as if People Mattered” is the tagline for Small is Beautiful but don't think this is a boring book on supply and demand. Schumacher doesn't focus on economics as we traditionally ... 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  - 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  - 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

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