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"The current crisis is over money tends to obscure bigger crises over the whole direction of out society. Chandran Nair well brings out the need for us to think again: about our consumption of diminishing resources, the way we measure economic wealth and social health, the changing balance of power between East and West, and the damage we are doing to the natural environme ...more
Hardcover, 206 pages
Published February 15th 2011 by John Wiley & Sons (first published December 12th 2010)
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Mikael Larsson
Regardless if you agree, disagree or partly agree/disagree, this is an important book and thought provoker.

Chandran Nair tries the impossible; to answer some fundamental questions regarding the future of this planet from an Asian perspective, considering the Asian development and characteristics.

How can we envisage a suistainable future? Why are there severe threats in continuing to strive for eternal economic growth in this part of the World? What can Asian countries do today to revert the tren
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Alan Fricker
Good overview of various areas of limits to growth fom an asian perspective
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