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The Breakdown of Nations
Kohr maintains that throughout history, people who have lived in small states are happier, more peaceful, more creative and more prosperous. He argues that virtually all our political and social probl...
Communitas: Means of Livelihood and Ways of Life
Goodman, Paul & Percival
Visions of urban life.
Design for the Real World: Human Ecology and Social Change
While two-thirds of the world's population lives in poverty, valuable human and natural resources are used to produce: fur-covered toilet seats, electronic nail polish dryers, diapers for parakeets, a...
Hope in Troubled Times: A New Vision for Confronting Global Crisis
Goudwaard, B, Vander Vennen, M & Van Heemst, D
How Things Don't Work
Papanek, Victor and Hennessey, James
Pananek and Hennessey focus on appliances, tooks, and devices that are at the nub of modern living. They show how some of our most cherished possessions, ranging from simple household fixtures to soph...
Human scale: Connexipedia Article
A number of characteristic physical quantities can be associated with the human body, the human mind, human societies, and the preservation of human life and well-being.
Small is Beautiful: A Study of Economics as if People Mattered
Schumacher argues that mainstream economics is incompatible with the long-term ends of humanity.
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Connexions Archive & Library
The Connexions Archive & Library is Toronto-based project dedicated to keeping alive the rich history of grassroots movements for social justice. Connexions preserves 'alternative' histories that r...