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The Subsistence Perspective Beyond the Globalized Economy by Veronika Bennholdt-Thomsen

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Published by Zed Books .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Development economics,
  • Economic theory & philosophy,
  • Social theory,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Economics - General,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Sustainable development,
  • Economics - Theory,
  • Development - Sustainable Development,
  • Social Science / Women"s Studies,
  • Ecofeminism,
  • Subsistence economy

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8996804M
ISBN 101856497763
ISBN 109781856497763

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  A product of twenty years of analysis and activism, this unique book poses a radical alternative to the current free-market industrial system. A book of history, theory and polemic, the authors show how, if we are to survive, economies must become needs-based, environmentally sustainable, Author: Maria Mies. The authors' subsistence perspective poses a powerful alternative to the top-down ideology of development politics. The book as a whole brilliantly demonstrates how development only works when it is done from the bottom up. The book The Subsistence Perspective: Beyond the Globalised Economy, Maria Mies and Veronica Bennholdt Thomsen is published by Zed Books. The Subsistence Perspective: Beyond the Globalised Economy, Mies, Thomsen.   The authors' subsistence perspective poses a powerful alternative to the top-down ideology of development politics. The book as a whole brilliantly demonstrates how development only works when it is done from the bottom up. show more/5(29).

First published in Germany in as 'Eine Kuh fur Hillary: Die Subsitenzperspective'. Provides an alternative to the current global free market industrial system, by calling for a new economics.   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The Subsistence Perspective by Maria Mies, , Zed Books, Spinifex Press edition, in EnglishPages: The aim of the subsistence perspective is happiness, quality of life and human dignity. In movements most often led by women, particularly in the third world, the authors demonstrate a different and more effective form of politics and economic thought, with the emphasis on development from the : Mies, Maria. Modern anthropological studies of subsistence systems draw on insights and perspectives from several different fields, including biology, chemistry, and ecology, as well as a range of ethnographic techniques. This interdisciplinary perspective allows for cross-cultural comparison of human diets.

A product of twenty years of analysis and activism, this unique book poses a radical alternative to the current free-market industrial system. A book of history, theory and polemic, the authors show how, if we are to survive, economies must become needs-based, . The authors subsistence perspective poses a powerful alternative to the top-down ideology of development politics. The book as a whole brilliantly demonstrates how development only works when it is done from the bottom up. Read The Subsistence Perspective: Beyond the Globalised Economy (Paperback) Online. A product of twenty years of analysis and activism, this unique book poses a radical alternative to the current free-market industrial system. A book of history, theory and polemic, the authors show how, if we are to survive, economies must become needs-based, environmentally sustainable, co-operative and local. They explain how the current capitalist systems is none of these things, is.   The book: The Subsistence Perspective begins with a cute anecdote. In April of Hillary Clinton, then First Lady, was visiting Bangladesh to “observe the success” of the Grameen Bank.