Small Is Beautiful: A Study of Economics as if People Mattered
How does our economic system impact the way we live? Does it really affect what we truly care about?
Oxford economist E. F. Schumacher provides an enlightening study of our economic system and its purpose, challenging the current state of excessive consumption in our society. Offering a crucial message for the modern world struggling to balance economic growth with the human costs of globalisation, Small Is Beautiful puts forward the revolutionary yet viable case for building our economies around the needs of communities, not corporations.
‘One of the 100 most influential books published since World War II’ The Times Literary Supplement
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - the.ken.petersen - LibraryThing
It must be so frustrating to be ahead of your time: to know that you have an important message only to find that the world is not ready to listen. Schumacher's book is so foresighted that, even now ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - drmom62 - LibraryThing
There's a quote of Schumacher's in the book as commentary which really gets to the core of the book's message. "Economics without Buddhism, i.e. without spiritual, human, and ecological values, is ... Read full review