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Building a Sustainable and Desirable Economy-in-Society-in-Nature

Costanza, Robert; Alperovitz, Gar; Daly, Herman; Farley, Joshua; Franco, Carol; Jackson, Tim; Kubiszewski, Ida; Schor, Juliet; Victor, Peter


The world has changed dramatically. We no longer live in a world relatively empty of humans and their artifacts. We now live in the “Anthropocene,” era in a full world where humans are dramatically altering our ecological life-support system. Our traditional economic concepts and models were developed in an empty world. If we are to create sustainable prosperity, if we seek “improved human well-being and social equity, while significantly reducing environmental risks and ecological scarcities,”...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2013-12
Type: Book
DOI: 10.22459/BSDESN.12.2013
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website


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