|Author / Contributor(s):||Herman E Daly|
Trade paperback (US). 264p.
Daly is turning economics inside out by putting the earth and its diminishing natural resources at the center of the field . . . a kind of reverse Copernican revolution in economics.
--Mother Jones In Beyond Growth, . . . [Daly] derides the concept of 'sustainable growth' as an oxymoron. . . . Calling Mr. Daly 'an unsung hero, ' Robert Goodland, the World Bank's top environmental adviser, says, 'He has been a voice crying in the wilderness.'
--G. Pascal Zachary, The Wall Street Journal A new book by that most far-seeing and heretical of economists, Herman Daly. For 25 years now, Daly has been thinking through a new economics that accounts for the wealth of nature, the value of community and the necessity for morality.
--Donella H. Meadows, Los Angeles Times For clarity of vision and ecological wisdom Herman Daly has no peer among contemporary economists. . . . Beyond Growth is essential reading.
--David W. Orr, Oberlin College There is no more basic ethical question than the one Herman Daly is asking.
--Hal Kahn, The San Jose Mercury News Daly's critiques of economic orthodoxy . . . deliver a powerful and much-needed jolt to conventional thinking. --Karen Pennar, Business Week Named one of a hundred visionaries who could change your life by the Utne Reader, Herman Daly is the recipient of many awards, including a Grawemeyer Award, the Heineken Prize for environmental science, and the Alternative Nobel Prize, the Right Livelihood Award. He is professor at the University of Maryland's School of Public Affairs, and coauthor with John Cobb, Jr., of For the Common Good.