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Small Is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered

 
 
 
 
Small Is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered
Author: E. F. Schumacher
ISBN 13: 9780061997761
ISBN 10: 61997765
Edition: Reprint
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Publication Date: 2010-10-19
Format: Paperback
Pages: 352
List Price: $15.99
 
 

Small Is Beautiful is Oxford-trained economist E. F. Schumacher’s classic call for the end of excessive consumption. Schumacher inspired such movements as “Buy Locally” and “Fair Trade,” while voicing strong opposition to “casino capitalism” and wasteful corporate behemoths. Named one of the Times Literary Supplement’s 100 Most Influential Books Since World War II, Small Is Beautiful presents eminently logical arguments for building our economies around the needs of communities, not corporations.

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Enormously broad in scope, pithily threads from Galbraith and Gandhi, capitalism and Buddhism, science and psychology.