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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