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Publications We Recommend

As with all the other resources we have listed here, it is not possible to include everything. So, rather than being complete, we are trying to give you a starting point. Please let us know if there are other documents that we should include.

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Writings on Economy and Business

Benner, Chris. Growing Together or Drifting Apart? A Status Report. San Jose, CA: Working Partnerships USA & The Economic Policy Institute, 1998.


Brown, Lester R., Christopher Flavin, and Sandra Postel. Saving the Planet: How to Shape an Environmentally Sustainable Global Economy. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1991.


Cobb, Clifford, Ted Halstead, and Jonathan Rowe. "If the GDP Is Up, Why Is America Down?" The Atlantic Monthly 276 (October 1995): 59-78.


Costanza, Robert. Ecological Economics . New York: Columbia University Press, 1991.


Dominguez, Joe and Vicki Robin. Your Money or Your Life: Transforming Your Relationship With Money and Achieving Financial Independence. New York: Penguin Books, 1991.


Hawkins, Paul. The Ecology of Commerce. New York: Harper Business, 1993.


Hithcock, Darcy and Marsha Willard. "The Business Guide to Sustainability." Sterling: Earthscan, 2006.
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Kane, Hal. "Income Gap Widens." World Watch 8, no. 6 (March 1996-April 1996): 8-9.


Meter, Ken. Frogtown Neighborhood Income Statement and Balance Sheet: How Capital Flows Through One Low-Income Neighborhood. Minneapolis, MN: Crossroads Resource Center, 1994.


Schor, Juliet. The Overspent American: Upscaling, Downshifting, and the New Consumerism. Basic Books, 1998.


Schor, Juliet. The Overworked American: The Unexpected Decline of Leisure. New York: Basic Books, 1992.