Economics and the Common Good:
Economics and Human Nature:
Competition and Growth:
David Ellerman, Abolish Human Rentals, YouTube.
John Restakis, Humanizing The Economy, Gabriola Island, Canada, New Society Publishers, 1991.
Dani Rodrik, Has Globalization Gone too Far?, Washington, DC: Institute for International Economics, 1997.
William Greider, One World, Ready or Not (The Manic Logic of Global Capitalism), New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997
Lori Wallach & Michelle Sforza, The WTO (Five Years of Reasons to Resist Corporate Globalization), New York: Seven Stories Press, 1999.
Ajit Dasgupta, Gandhis Economic Thought, New York: Routledge, 1996.
Romesh Diwan and Mark Lutz, ed., Essays in Gandhian Economics, New Delhi: Gandhian Peace Foundation, 1985.
Amritananda Das, Foundations of Gandhian Economics, New York: St. Martins Press, 1979.
Robert Costanza, et al., An Introduction to Ecological Economics, Boca Raton, FL: St. Lucie Press, 1997.
Hermann Daly & Joshua Fairley, Ecological Economics: Principles and Applications, Washington DC: Island Press, 2003General Interest Audience Books Reflecting a Humanistic Perspective
General Philosophical Background:
E.F. Schumacher, Guide for the Perplexed, New York: Harper & Row, 1977
Mortimer Adler, Six Great Ideas, New York: Collier Macmillan, 1981
Mortimer Adler, The Difference of Man and the Difference It Makes, New York: Fordham University Press, 1993.
Self-Interest and Beyond:
Ken Lux, Adam Smith's Mistake (How a Moral Philosopher Invented Economics and Ended Morality), Boston: Shambhala, 1990
Barry Schwartz, The Battle for Human Nature (Science, Morality and Modern Life), New York: W.W. Norton, 1986.
Alfie Kohn, The Brighter Side of Human Nature (Altruism, Empathy in Everyday Life), Basic Books, 1989.
The Humanistic Economics Perspective:
E.F. Schumacher, Small Is Beautiful (Economics as if People Mattered), New York: Harper & Row, 1973
Herman Daly and John Cobb, For the Common Good (Redirecting the Economy toward Community, the Environment, and a Sustainable Future), Boston: Beacon Press, 1994
Mark Lutz and Kenneth Lux, Humanistic Economics (The New Challenge), New York: Bootstrap Press, 1988
E.F. Schumacher, Good Work, New York: Harper & Row, 1979
Richard Sennett, The Corrosion of Character (The Personal Consequences of Work in the New Capitalism), New York: W.W. Norton, 1998.
Whyte and Whyte, Making Mondragon (The Growth and Dynamics of the Worker Cooperative Complex), Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1991.
Marketization of Society and Consumerism:
Robert Kuttner, Everything for Sale (The Virtues and Limits of Markets), New York: Alfred Knopf, 1997
Gary Cross, An All-Consuming Century: Why Commercialism Won in Modern America, New York: Columbia, 2000
Alan Durning, How Much Is Enough? The Consumer Society and the Future of the Earth, New York: Norton, 1992Introduction | For Academics | General Interest | Library | Home