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The approaching great transformation : toward a livable post carbon economy / Joel Magnuson.

Magnuson, Joel. (Author).

  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9781609804800 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1609804805 (pbk.)
  • Description: 232 pages ; 23 cm
  • Edition: A Seven Stories Press first edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Seven Stories Press, [2013]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Note: Foreword / Helena Norberg-Hodge -- Introduction: Another Sea Change -- The Twilight of the Oil Age -- A Brief Update on Peaking and Warming -- Our Great Transformation -- Chapter 1. From Transition to Transformation -- The Origins of the Transition Movement -- Transition Philosophy -- The Ingredients of the Transition Model -- Transition Projects -- Challenges to the Transition Movement -- Conclusion: From Transition to Transformation -- Chapter 2. Economies in Transition-a Systems View -- We Are the Agents of Change -- Taking the Bird's Eye View -- What About the Individual? -- Creating a New Universe -- Conclusion -- Chapter 3. This Road Paved with Good Intentions -- The Economics of Growth -- Rethinking Green Economics -- Rethinking Green Energy -- Rethinking Localization-Small is Not Always Beautiful -- Conclusion -- Chapter 4. E. F. Schumacher and the Meta-Economists -- The Early British Meta-Economists -- The Young Americans -- E. F. Schumacher, Economist and Philosopher -- Conclusion -- Chapter 5. The New Monastics -- The New Monastics and Crafting New Institutions -- The B Lab Connections -- Banking and the North Dakota and Santa Fe Connections -- The Urban Farmer and the Food Resilience Connection -- The Local Government Connection -- The Colorado Connection -- The Cooperatives Connection -- The Health Care Connection -- The Household Connection -- Conclusion -- Chapter 6. Education and Our Great Transformation -- Developing Our Skills-New and Old -- Reforming Education for the 21st Century -- Conclusion: Changing the Way we Approach Change -- Notes -- Index

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