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Beyond poverty and affluence

towards a Canadian economy of care

by B. Goudzwaard

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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto, Buffalo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada
    • Subjects:
    • Canada -- Economic policy.,
    • Canada -- Economic conditions -- 1991-

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBob Goudzwaard and Harry de Lange ; with a foreword by Maurice F. Strong ; translated and edited by Mark R. Vander Vennen.
      ContributionsLange, H. M. de.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC115 .G6513 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 173 p. :
      Number of Pages173
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL913237M
      ISBN 100802076378
      LC Control Number95208960
      OCLC/WorldCa31780577

      Poverty, the state of one who lacks a usual or socially acceptable amount of money or material possessions. Poverty is said to exist when people lack the means to satisfy their basic needs. Learn more about types and causes of poverty in this article. Close engagement is called for and Beyond Poverty and Affluence takes seriously the crisis economists face. According to the authors we can no longer afford the abstractions of economic theory, with the dominant Enlightenment worship of human reason and ingenuity.

        Source: John Iceland, "Racial and Ethnic Inequality in Poverty and Affluence: to ," Population Research and Poverty Review, Jan. Iceland’s calculations also confirm that we are a much richer nation than we were in Affluence, defined as family income-to-poverty ratios five times the poverty threshold (or $, as of.   As the historian Elizabeth Hinton pointed out in her book, “From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime,” even as liberal local and national leaders decried the root causes of .

      Beyond the specter of nuclear annihilation, the consumerism and affluence of capitalism’s success were seen as turning the sons of pioneers into couch potatoes. In Discipline and Indulgence, Jeffrey Montez de Oca demonstrates how popular culture, especially college football, addressed capitalism’s contradictions by integrating men into the. Moreover, as Harry de Lange and I have described in our book Beyond Poverty and Affluence, a series of baffling paradoxes are increasingly permeating industrialized societies. They illustrate in real life the mistaken outcomes of numerous economic calculations made over the past two centuries about how to create unending material progress.


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Simply select. Editorial team. General Editors: David Bourget (Western Ontario) David Chalmers (ANU, NYU) Area Editors: David Bourget Gwen Bradford. According to him, the conventional economic ideas and wisdom are inadequate because the problem has changed from scarcity to affluence, from poverty to prosperity.

Emphasizing the affluence of Western European countries and the United States of America he remarks, “the experience of nations with well-being is exceedingly brief.

Beyond Poverty and Affluence argues that, like a virus which has developed an immunity to the cure, the problems of poverty, environmental degeneration, and unemployment today successfully resist the remedy of growth in industrial production.

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