The Politics of Sufficiency
Making It Easier To Live The Good Life

By Uwe Schneidewind and Angelika Zahrnt

The Politics of Sufficiency
Paperback, 166 pages £9.99
Published: 1st April 2016
ISBN: 9783865816900
Format: 180mm x 120mm


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“Growth” is the only political, economic and social goal recognized today. But it brings us up against the ecological limits of the planet – and against the increasingly widespread recognition of the fact that material wealth alone cannot make us happy. For this reason, ever growing numbers of people are seeking and discovering alternative and sustainable ways of living. This is to be welcomed, but it is not enough. We need a politics of sufficiency that will make it easier to live with fewer resources but with stronger relationships. This book outlines the political framework and policy guidelines that will enable us to reduce the speed, complexity, clutter and commercialization currently blighting our lives. And it demonstrates what that would mean in practice for where we live, how we get around, and how we eat, work and learn.

Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 166 pages
ISBN: 9783865816900
Format: 180mm x 120mm

BISAC Code:  POL044000
Imprint: Oekom

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