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The Real Wealth of Nations

Creating a Caring Economics

by Riane Eisler

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In this powerful book, eminent social scientist Riane Eisler shows that the great problems of our time — such as poverty, inequality, war, terrorism, and environmental degradation — are due largely to flawed economic systems that set the wrong priorities and misallocate resources. Conventional economic models fail to value and support the most essential human work — caring and caregiving — so basic human needs are increasingly neglected, despair and ecological destruction escalate, and the resulting social tensions fuel many of the conflicts we face today. Eisler offers a bold reformulation: a caring economics that transcends traditional categories like capitalist and socialist and offers enormous economic and social benefits.

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"[A] bold and insightful look at how to create a society in which everyone can achieve the full measure of their humanity." - PW.

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Raine Eisler is also author of The Chalice and the Blade.

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