Standard of Living
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Blueprint for a Green Economy
Pearce, David; Markandya, Anil; Barbier, Edward B.
A set of practical proposals for financing a sustainable environment.
The Canadian City
Based on the belief that a healthy city life is possible, this volume collects articles, stories and histories about the city and its people, covering aspects such as human and social relations, art a...
Connexions: Volume 7, Number 4 - December 1982 - Housing
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Food, Shelter and the American Dream
Discusses the state of the American economy, the consequences for politics and culture that might arise from the new situation, and possible solutions.
The Growth Illusion: How economic growth has enriched the few, impoverished the many and endangered the planet
Douthwaite argues that strategies used by governments to raise national income often increase poverty and unemployment. Moreover, in the USA, Britiain, Germany and Australia, each increase in national...
Man's Worldly Goods: The Story of the Wealth of Nations
Huberman sets out to explain history using economic theory, and to explain economic theory using history. He tries to explain, in terms of the development of economic thought, why certain doctrines ar...
Examines the Communist administration of the city of Bologna.
Underdevelopment in Canada
A collection of articles analyzing underdevelopment in Canada in historical and economic terms.
Voyages To Utopia: From Monastery to Commune - The Search for the Perfect Society in Modern Times
The story of William McCord's exploration of utopian communities, both in person and through literature.
The Wealthy Banker's Wife: The Assault on Equality in Canada
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