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The Poverty of progress : changing ways of life in industrial societies / edited by Ian Miles, John Irvine with Monica Wemegah, and Dag Poleszynski.

; Irvine, John, 1951- ; United Nations University ; Society for International Development
1st ed.. Oxford ; New York : Pergamon Press, 1982.
ISBN 0080289061, 008027935X, 9780080289069

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Other Authors Irvine, John, 1951-
Miles, Ian.
Society for International Development.
United Nations University.
Subjects Changement social -- Congrès.
DENMARK.
DEVELOPED COUNTRIES.
DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES.
ECONOMIC RESEARCH.
Histoire sociale -- 1970- -- Congrès.
JAPAN.
Kongress.
Lebensqualität.
Mudanca Social.
NETHERLANDS.
NORWAY.
POLAND.
QUALITY OF LIFE.
Qualité de la vie -- Congrès.
Quality of life -- Congresses.
Quality of life.
SOCIAL CHANGE.
SOCIAL HISTORY.
SOCIAL RESEARCH.
SOCIO-ECONOMIC INDICATORS.
STATISTICAL DATA.
SWITZERLAND.
Social change -- Congresses.
Social change.
Social history -- 1970- -- Congresses.
Social history.
UNITED KINGDOM.
UNITED STATES.
Description xxiii, 344 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Copyright Date 1982.
Notes "Selected proceedings of two international conferences on 'alternative ways of life', organized by the Goals, Processes, and Indicators of Development Project of the United Nations University and by the Society for International Development, held in Cartigny, Switzerland, 1978, and Trappeto, Sicily, 1979."
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / John Irvine and Ian Miles -- Why the concern with ways of life? / Johan Galtung, Dag Polsezynski, and Monica Wemegah -- The 'abundant society' and world order / Steven Arnold and Denis Goulet -- The dominant way of life in Norway -- The dominant way of life in Switzerland / Monica Wemegah -- The dominant way of life in Britain / John Irvine and Ian Miles -- On ways of life in Poland / Andrzej Siciński -- Alternative ways of life in the Netherlands / Anneke Schipper-van Otterloo and Peter Ester -- Alternative ways of life in Denmark / Jens Falkentorp [and others] -- From things to experiences / Hidetoshi Kato -- Another development for Europe in the 1980s / Richard Jolly -- Establishing alternative ways of life / Ian Miles and John Irvine.
Genre Conference proceedings.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7925554
(OCoLC)ocm07925554
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