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Consequences of growth

the prospects for a limitless future

by Gerald Feinberg

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Published by Seabury Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Twentieth century -- Forecasts.,
  • Twenty-first century -- Forecasts.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementGerald Feinberg.
    SeriesThe Tree of life, A Continuum book
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCB161 .F38
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 157 p. ;
    Number of Pages157
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4540523M
    ISBN 10081649326X
    LC Control Number77007113

    Effects of overpopulation. What does this constant growth mean? There are several direct consequences of overpopulation. Exhaustion of natural resources: the main effect of overpopulation is the unequal and unrestrained use of planet has a limited capacity to generate raw materials and each year the natural resources deficit – the consumption of resources at a faster rate than.


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Commons Lecture, ," American Economist, 50 (Fall ). The Moral Consequences of Economic Growth will stand as a major contribution to social well-being. It could not be more timely and welcome.”–John Kenneth Galbraith, author of The Affluent Society “Friedman’s book renews the proud tradition of Adam Smith’s Theory of Moral by:   Does so in part by defining 'moral consequences' in a way that makes them increasingly synonymous with 'economic growth' - making his argument somewhat tautological.

returnreturnThe rest of Friedman's claims hinge on correlation not causation, and the book is appended with a chapter entitled 'Great Depression, Great Exception' - which /5. The Moral Consequences of Economic Growth will stand as a major contribution to social well-being. It could not be more timely and welcome.”–John Kenneth Galbraith, author of The Affluent Society “Friedman’s book renews the proud tradition of Adam Smith’s Theory of Moral Sentiments.

Economic growth will put pressure on the environment; Sustainable Development: integration of economic, environmental and social components at all levels without destroying resources held in trust for future generations Limits to Growth; In the s and s some scientists predicted the end of the world based on physical limits on resources which would restrain economic growth.

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After decades of stability from the s to the early s, the rate of incarceration in the United States more than quadrupled in the past four decades. The Committee on the Causes and Consequences of High Rates of Incarceration in the United States was established under the auspices of the National Research Council, supported by the National Institute of Justice and the John D.

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From the author of Day of Reckoning, the acclaimed critique of Ronald Reagan’s economic policy (“Every citizen should read it,” said The New York Times): a persuasive, wide-ranging argument that economic growth provides far more than material clear-cut prose, Benjamin M. Friedman examines the political and social histories of the large Western democracies–particularly of 4/5(4).

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The Economic Consequences of Slowing Population Growth is a collection of papers dealing with the economic implications of a sustained low fertility rate on an industrialized country.

The book reviews the situation prevailing in the United States including the country's demographic trends and prospects. The Limits to Growth (LTG) is a report on the computer simulation of exponential economic and population growth with a finite supply of resources.

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The growth of incarceration in the United States: exploring causes and consequences / Committee on Causes and Consequences of High Rates of Incarceration, Jeremy Travis and Bruce Western, editors, Committee on Law and Justice, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education.

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Q: You call your book The Moral Consequences of Economic Growth–what exactly do you mean by "moral consequences". A: My book focuses on how economic growth, or its absence, shapes the moral character of a society: how we live with one another, how we govern ourselves, whether we’re tolerant toward one another and generous toward those who need help.

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