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Herman Daly’s Economics for a Full World

His Life and Ideas

«<p>"No one has made a larger contribution than Herman Daly to what an economics for today’s "full world" needs to encompass, and how to make the transition to a steady state of sustainable wellbeing for humans and the rest of nature. Peter Victor’s biography is compelling and truly inspirational." </p> <p></p><b><i> </i></b><p><b><i>Robert Costanza</i></b><i>, Vice-Chancellor’s Chair in Public Policy, Crawford School of Public Policy, The Australian National University, Australia</i></p> <p></p> <p><i>"Vibrant, timely and thoroughly accessible, Peter Victor’s elegant new biography charts the life and work of a genuine radical. Daly's steady-state economics marked a turning point in economic thinking with revolutionary implications. From polio survivor to World Bank advisor, Victor paints a sympathetic and long overdue portrait of an extraordinary man with extraordinary ideas."</i></»

As the first biography of Professor Herman Daly, this book provides an in-depth account of one of the leading thinkers and most widely read writers on economics, environment and sustainability.


Herman Daly's economics for a full world, based on his steady-state economics, has been widely acknowledged through numerous prestigious international awards and prizes. Les mer
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As the first biography of Professor Herman Daly, this book provides an in-depth account of one of the leading thinkers and most widely read writers on economics, environment and sustainability.


Herman Daly's economics for a full world, based on his steady-state economics, has been widely acknowledged through numerous prestigious international awards and prizes. Drawing on extensive interviews with Daly and in-depth analysis of his publications and debates, Peter Victor presents a unique insight into Daly's life from childhood to the present day, describing his intellectual development, inspirations and influence. Much of the book is devoted to a comprehensive account of Daly's foundational contributions to ecological economics. It describes how his insights and proposals have been received by economists and non-economists and the extraordinary relevance of Daly's full world economics to solving the economic problems of today and tomorrow.


Innovative and timely, this book will be of great interest to students, scholars, researchers, activists and policy makers concerned with economics, environment and sustainability.
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Forlag: Routledge
Innbinding: Paperback
Språk: Engelsk
Sider: 300
ISBN: 9780367556952
Format: 23 x 16 cm
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Foreword by Herman Daly


Prologue








Out of Texas







Herman the Economist







Philosophy, Ethics and Religion







Economics as a Life Science







Scale, Distribution, Allocation







Measuring the Economy







What's Wrong with Economic Growth?







Steady-State Economics







In Defense of the Steady-State Economy







Heterodox Critiques of the Steady-State Economy







Population, Migration and Immigration







Money and Banking







Globalization and International Trade





Epilogue


Peter A. Victor is Professor Emeritus and Senior Scholar in the Faculty of Environmental Studies at York University, Canada.