The Resource Co-Operatives in a Post-Growth Era : Creating Co-operative Economics

Co-Operatives in a Post-Growth Era : Creating Co-operative Economics

Label
Co-Operatives in a Post-Growth Era : Creating Co-operative Economics
Title
Co-Operatives in a Post-Growth Era
Title remainder
Creating Co-operative Economics
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An essential introduction to the co-operative business model as a sustainable and equitable alternative to the current growth-obsessed economic paradigm
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
  • 330.1
  • 338.973
Index
index present
LC call number
HC106.84
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Co-Operatives in a Post-Growth Era : Creating Co-operative Economics
Publication
Note
6 Complexity: Shock, Innovation and Resilience
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
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Content type MARC source
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Contents
  • Front Cover ; About the Editors ; More praise for Co-operatives in a Post-Growth Era; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Tables and Figures; Introduction: Co-operative Economics, Why Our World Needs It; Table 0.1 Types of co-operative and their members; What economics do we use?; The structure of the book; Notes; References; Part One: What is the New Economy and Why Do We Need It? ; 1 The World on a Collision Course and the Need for a New Economy; Preamble; The quadruple convergence; Crisis or crises?; The myths that sustain the dominant model; A new economy; Foundations of the new economy
  • Figure 3.6 Health is related to income difference within rich societiesFigure 3.7 Child well-being is better in more equal rich societies; Figure 3.8 Health and social problems are worse in more unequal countries; Notes; References; 4 Are Prosperity and Sustainability Compatible?; Introduction: on the nature of prosperity and sustainability; What makes us unsustainable?; Our excessive ecological footprint; Box 4.1. The human ecological footprint -- in overshoot; Human potential subverted; Facing the new reality; What to do? Towards a co-operative model for global sustainability
  • Table 1.1 Matrix of needs and satisfiersFigure 1.1 Genuine Progress Indicators and Indices of Sustainable Economic Welfare for selected countries; Figure 1.2 The classic approach to the economic process; Figure 1.3 The ecological economic approach; Figure 1.4 Humanity's ecological footprint, 1961-2001; Table 1.2 World population, per capita income and number of ecosons; Table 1.3 The real size of the United States; Notes; References; 2 The New Economy; Introduction; Scale and growth -- or not?; Table 2.1 Six possible scenarios; Issues of resource scarcity and quality
  • The meaning for economic theory -- and productionUsing prices to achieve goals; Work; The ideal economy; How standard wage theory must adapt; Conclusions; Notes; References; 3 The World We Need; Figure 3.1 Income per head and life expectancy in rich and poor countries; Figure 3.2 Real income per head and life expectancy; Figure 3.3 Child well-being is not related to average incomes in rich countries; Figure 3.4 Health and social problems are not related to average incomes in rich countries; Figure 3.5 Health is not related to income differences between rich societies
  • The spectrum of behavioural possibilitiesTable 4.1 Elements of the human behavioural spectrum; Implications for economic life; Table 4.2 The shift in economic values and assumptions (getting better is better than getting bigger); Epilogue; Notes; References; 5 Living Well: Explorations into the End of Growth; Introduction; Exploring alternatives to economic growth; The LowGrow model; Figure 5.1 The high-level structure of LowGrow; Figure 5.2 Business as usual; Figure 5.3 A low- or no-growth scenario; Policy directions for a low- or no-growth scenario; Notes; References
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1 online resource (322 pages)
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9781783600809
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