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JEL Volume. 49, Issue 4 | leftPrevious Review

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Plenitude: The New Economics of True Wealth by Juliet B. Schor

Published By: New York: Penguin Press
ISBN: 978-1-59420-254-4
Date of Publication: 2010


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Reviewed by: William Milberg of New School for Social Research
Review DOI: 10.1257/jel.49.4.1230.r30
Review Pages: 1314-17

Book Review Abstract

William Milberg of New School for Social Research reviews "Plenitude: The New Economics of True Wealth" by Juliet B. Schor. The EconLit abstract of the reviewed work begins, "Considers how people can transition from global ecological and economic crisis to a richer and more creative life by shifting to new sources of wealth, green technologies, and different ways of living. Discusses the move from consumer boom to consumer bust; economics confronting the earth; living rich on a troubled planet; and the economics of plenitude. Schor is Professor of Sociology at Boston College. Index."


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JEL Classifications

P10: Capitalist Systems: General
Q50: Environmental Economics: General
Z13: Economic Sociology; Economic Anthropology


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