By Iris Borowy,Matthias Schmelzer

ISBN-10: 1138499676

ISBN-13: 9781138499676

ISBN-10: 1138685801

ISBN-13: 9781138685802

The way forward for financial progress is among the decisive questions of the twenty-first century. Alarmed through declining development charges in industrialized nations, weather swap, and emerging socio-economic inequalities, between different demanding situations, an increasing number of humans call for to seem for choices past development. besides the fact that, to this point those present debates approximately sustainability, post-growth or degrowth lack an intensive historic perspective.


This edited quantity brings jointly unique contributions on assorted elements of the heritage of monetary progress as a valuable and near-ubiquitous guideline of developmental ideas. The ebook addresses the origins and evolution of the expansion paradigm from the 17th century as much as the current day and likewise appears to be like at sustainable improvement, sustainable development, and degrowth as examples of other developmental types. via concentrating on the combined legacy of development, either as an incredible resource of accelerated existence expectations and elevated convenience, and as a damaging strength harming own livelihoods and perilous complete societies sooner or later, the editors search to supply old intensity to the continued dialogue on compatible ideas of current and destiny worldwide development.


History of the way forward for monetary Growth is aimed toward scholars and lecturers in environmental, social, monetary and foreign historical past, political technology, environmental experiences, and economics, in addition to these drawn to ongoing discussions approximately development, sustainable improvement, degrowth, and, extra often, the future.

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