Evolving Values for a Capitalist World

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1. Cover image for 'Rethinking Sustainability'
Power, Knowledge, and Institutions
Jonathan Harris, Editor
Provides important guideposts toward a more complete theory of sustainable human and economic development
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Paper 2003 $31.95 Available Add Paper for "Rethinking Sustainability" to Cart
Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Rethinking Sustainability"
1. Cover image for 'Rethinking Sustainability'
Power, Knowledge, and Institutions
Jonathan Harris, Editor
Provides important guideposts toward a more complete theory of sustainable human and economic development
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Paper 2003 $31.95 Available Add Paper for "Rethinking Sustainability" to Cart
Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Rethinking Sustainability"
Currently limited to: subject nature_environment Nature/Environment x
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In most of the world today, the issue is not whether or how to embrace capitalism, but how to make the best of it. The currently dominant capitalist values include competitive individualism, instrumental rationality, and material success. The series will explore questions such as: Will these values suffice as a basis for social organizations that can meet human and environmental needs in the twenty-first century? What would it mean for capitalist systems to evolve toward an emphasis on other values, such as cooperation, altruism, responsibility, and concern for the future?

Evolving Values for a Capitalist World

In most of the world today, the issue is not whether or how to embrace capitalism, but how to make the best of it. The currently dominant capitalist values include competitive individualism, instrumental rationality, and material success. The series will explore questions such as: Will these values suffice as a basis for social organizations that can meet human and environmental needs in the twenty-first century? What would it mean for capitalist systems to evolve toward an emphasis on other values, such as cooperation, altruism, responsibility, and concern for the future?


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Neva Goodwin, Co-Director of the Global Development And Environment Institute, Tufts University

Series Editor

Neva Goodwin, Co-Director of the Global Development And Environment Institute, Tufts University


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