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The Real Wealth Of Nations : Creating A Caring Economics - Riane Eisler

The Real Wealth Of Nations

Creating A Caring Economics

Paperback Published: 1st November 2008
ISBN: 9781576756294
Number Of Pages: 336

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The greatest problems of our time-- poverty, inequality, war, terrorism, and environ
mental degradation-- can be traced to flawed economic systems that fail to value and
support the most essential human work- caring for people and the planet. Renowned
social scientist Riane Eisler introduces a bold reformulation- a "caring economics" that transcends traditional categories like "capitalist" and "socialist" and offers enormous economic and social benefits. She provides a blueprint for putting this more humane and effective economic system to work.

Industry Reviews

"The Real Wealth of Nations gives us a template for the better world that we have been
so urgently seeking. As practical as it is hopeful, this brilliant book shows how we can
build economic systems that meet both our material and spiritual needs. It illuminates
the way to a bold and exciting new future."
--Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate

"A call to action. Not only must politicians, businesses, and financial institutions change,
each one of us must play a role in developing a more caring society. This book is an
important tool that can help us make that happen
--Jane Goodall, PhD, DBE, Founder, The Jane Goodall Institute and United Nations
Messenger of Peace

"A prescription for an economic system that is both equitable and sustainable. It should
be read and used by everyone who wants a better world!'
--Deepak Chopra, author of why God Laughing? The Path to Joy and Spiritual Optimism

"Eisler delivers another impressive work that's remarkably well referenced. well argued
insightful and hopeful."
--Publishers Weekly

Introduction: Reasons to Carep. 1
We Need a New Economicsp. 7
Economics Through a Wider Lensp. 27
It Pays to Care-in Dollars and Centsp. 47
The Economic Double Standardp. 69
Connecting the Dotsp. 93
The Economics of Dominationp. 117
The Economics of Partnershipp. 139
Technology, Work, and the Postindustrial Erap. 165
Who We Are and Where We Arep. 187
The Caring Revolutionp. 213
Notesp. 237
Bibliographyp. 277
Acknowledgmentsp. 293
Indexp. 295
About the Authorp. 315
About the Center for Partnership Studiesp. 317
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ISBN: 9781576756294
ISBN-10: 1576756297
Series: Agency/Distributed
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 336
Published: 1st November 2008
Publisher: BERRETT-KOEHLER
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.3 x 15.4  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.48
Edition Number: 2

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