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Social Limits to Growth

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ISBN 9780674497900

Publication Date: 01/01/1976

208 pages


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  • Preface
  • Foreword by M. J. Rossant
    • 1. Introduction: The Argument in Brief
  • I. The Neglected Realm of Social Scarcity
    • 2. A Duality in the Growth Potential
    • 3. The Material Economy and the Positional Economy
    • 4. The Ambiguity of Economic Output
  • II. The Commercialization Bias
    • 5. The Economics of Bad Neighbors
    • 6. The New Commodity Fetishism
      • Appendix. The Commercialization Effect: The Sexual Illustration
    • 7. A First Summary: The Hole in the Affluent Society
  • III. The Depleting Moral Legacy
    • 8. An Overload on the Mixed Economy
    • 9. Political Keynesianism and the Managed Market
    • 10. The Moral Re-entry
    • 11. The Lost Legitimacy and the Distributional Compulsion
  • IV. Perspective and Conclusions
    • 12. The Liberal Market as a Transition Case
    • 13. Inferences for Policy
  • References
  • Index

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