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The Real Wealth of Nations: Creating a Caring Economics

Riane Tennenhaus Eisler


PUBLISHED: 31st March 2007
ISBN: 9781576753880
ANNOTATION:
In this powerful book, eminent social scientist and bestselling author Eisler shows that the great problems of our time are due largely to flawed economic systems. In response, she offers a bold look at how to create a society in which everyone can achieve the full measure of their humanity.
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PUBLISHED: 31st March 2007
ISBN: 9781576753880
ANNOTATION:
In this powerful book, eminent social scientist and bestselling author Eisler shows that the great problems of our time are due largely to flawed economic systems. In response, she offers a bold look at how to create a society in which everyone can achieve the full measure of their humanity.

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In this powerful book, eminent social scientist and bestselling author Eisler shows that the great problems of our time are due largely to flawed economic systems. In response, she offers a bold look at how to create a society in which everyone can achieve the full measure of their humanity.

Publisher Description

Bestselling author Riane Eisler (The Chalice and the Blade, which has sold more than 500,000 copies sold) shows that at the root of all of society's big problems is the fact that we don?t value what matters. She then presents a radical reformulation of economics priorities focused on activities of caring and caregiving at the individual, organizational, societal, and environmental levels.

Author Biography

RIANE EISLER is an eminent social scientist, attorney, and futurist best known as author of the international bestseller The Chalice and The Blade, translated into 21 languages, and the award-winning The Power of Partnership and Tomorrow's Children. Her other books include Sacred Pleasure, a daring reexamination of sexuality and spirituality, and Women, Men, and the Global Quality of Life, which statistically documents the key role of the status of women in a nation's general quality of life.

Table of Contents

Introduction: We need a new Economics

  1. Economics Through a New Lens
  2. The Economic Double Standard
  3. The Economics of Domination
  4. The Economics of Caring
  5. Work in the Post-Industrial Economy
  6. The Cost of Uncaring Policies and Practices
  7. The Benefits of Caring Policies and Practices
  8. What We Can Do
  9. Economics and Evolution

Product Details

Author
Riane Tennenhaus Eisler
Short Title
REAL WEALTH OF NATIONS
Pages
318
Publisher
Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Series
BK Currents (Hardcover)
Language
English
ISBN-10
1576753883
ISBN-13
9781576753880
Media
Book
Format
Hardcover
Illustrations
Yes
Year
2007
Publication Date
2007-03-31
Subtitle
Creating a Caring Economics
Country of Publication
United States
Residence
US