How does our economic system impact the way we live? Does it really affect what we truly care about?
Oxford economist E. F. Schumacher provides an enlightening study of our economic system and its purpose, challenging the current state of excessive consumption in our society. Offering a crucial message for the modern world struggling to balance economic growth with the human costs of globalisation, Small Is Beautiful puts forward the revolutionary yet viable case for building our economies around the needs of communities, not corporations.
'One of the 100 most influential books published since World War II' The Times Literary Supplement
This edition, Abacus PB UK, 1979 ( the year after the author's death) Light tanning, light edgewear to the covers.
Despite being an economics text, a highly readable book, without excessive jargon or info dumps of statistics.