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Economics in Modern Society in Schumacher's "Small is Beautiful: Economics As If People Mattered"
Review of "Small is Beautiful: Economics As If People Mattered" by Ernst Friedrich Schumacher.
# 132029 | 1,000 words | 1 source | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in Economics (General)


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This paper reviews the book"Small is Beautiful: Economics As If People Mattered", a collection of essays written by Ernst Friedrich Schumacher on the topic of economics in modern society. Though this "modern society" refers for the most part to the outlook from 1973, when the book was first written, these concepts still have relevance today in our increasing technological, material society. The addition of a few newer essays since then contributes to the book's feel of a very relevant, modern take on economics.

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" 'Small is Beautiful: Economics As If People Mattered', is a collection of essays written by Ernst Friedrich Schumacher on the topic of economics in modern society. Though this "modern society" refers for the most part to the outlook from 1973 (when the book was first written), these concepts still have relevance today in our increasing technological, material society. The addition of a few newer essays since then contributes to the book's feel of a very relevant, modern take on economics. That is, Schumacher analyzes economics not in the staid, scientific manner of..."

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Economics in Modern Society in Schumacher's "Small is Beautiful: Economics As If People Mattered" (2007, December 01) Retrieved October 07, 2022, from https://www.academon.com/book-review/economics-in-modern-society-in-schumacher-small-is-beautiful-economics-as-if-people-mattered-132029/

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"Economics in Modern Society in Schumacher's "Small is Beautiful: Economics As If People Mattered"" 01 December 2007. Web. 07 October. 2022. <https://www.academon.com/book-review/economics-in-modern-society-in-schumacher-small-is-beautiful-economics-as-if-people-mattered-132029/>

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