The Real Wealth of Nations: Creating Caring Economics
By (author) Riane Tennenhaus Eisler
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Real Wealth of Nations: Creating Caring Economics by Riane Tennenhaus Eisler
Book DescriptionThe great problems of our time such as poverty, inequality, war, terrorism, and environmental degradation are due in part to our flawed economic models that set the wrong priorities and misallocate resources. Conventional economic measures, policies, and practices fail to give visibility and value to the most essential human work the work of caring and caregiving. This powerful book proposes that we need a radical reformulation of economics, one that supports caring and caregiving at the individual, organizational, societal, and environmental levels. This "caring economics" takes into account the full spectrum of economic activities from the life-sustaining activities of the household, to the life-enriching activities of caregivers and communities of all types, to the life-supporting processes of nature. Eisler exposes the economic double standard that devalues anything stereotypically associated with women and femininity and shows how this distorts our values and our lives.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781576753880
(96mm x 67mm x 11mm)
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Riane Tennenhaus Eisler
Real Wealth of Nations, Paperback (November 2008)
Conventional economic measures, policies, and practices fail to give visibility and value to the most essential human work - the work of caring and caregiving. This powerful book proposes that we need a radical reformulation of economics, one that supports caring and caregiving at the individual, organisational, societal, and environmental levels.
Life-Enriching Education, Paperback (September 2003)
Addressing the need for a dynamic change in the formula schools use to mold their students, this groundbreaking guide provides a new approach to education that serves the lives of everyone in the learning community. By implementing the unique communication skills outlined, educators can promote respectful relationships.
Tomorrow's Children, Paperback (July 2001)
From the best-selling social thinker, Riane Eisler, a new model for childhood education and a healthier, more humane world.
Chalice and the Blade, Paperback (October 1998)» View all books by Riane Tennenhaus Eisler
Argues that there was a prehistoric shift in human society to patriarchy and at present, society is beginning to shift away from patriarchy.
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Author Biography - Riane Tennenhaus Eisler
RIANE EISLER is an eminent social scientist, attorney, and futurist best known as author of the international bestseller The Chalice and The Blade, translated into 21 languages, and the award-winning The Power of Partnership and Tomorrow's Children. Her other books include Sacred Pleasure, a daring reexamination of sexuality and spirituality, and Women, Men, and the Global Quality of Life, which statistically documents the key role of the status of women in a nation's general quality of life.
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