By Iris Borowy,Matthias Schmelzer

The way forward for financial progress is among the decisive questions of the twenty-first century. Alarmed by way of declining development premiums in industrialized nations, weather swap, and emerging socio-economic inequalities, between different demanding situations, increasingly more humans call for to appear for possible choices past progress. even if, up to now those present debates approximately sustainability, post-growth or degrowth lack an intensive old perspective.


This edited quantity brings jointly unique contributions on assorted facets of the heritage of monetary progress as a vital and near-ubiquitous guiding principle of developmental thoughts. The e-book addresses the origins and evolution of the expansion paradigm from the 17th century as much as the current day and likewise seems to be at sustainable improvement, sustainable development, and degrowth as examples of different developmental types. through targeting the combined legacy of development, either as a big resource of extended lifestyles expectations and elevated convenience, and as a damaging strength harming own livelihoods and perilous whole societies sooner or later, the editors search to supply old intensity to the continued dialogue on appropriate rules of current and destiny worldwide development.


History of the way forward for financial Growth is geared toward scholars and lecturers in environmental, social, fiscal and foreign heritage, political technology, environmental reviews, and economics, in addition to these drawn to ongoing discussions approximately progress, sustainable improvement, degrowth, and, extra typically, the future.

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