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The return of scarcity : strategies for an economic future / H.C. Coombs
Bib ID 1727003
Format BookBook
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Coombs, H. C. (Herbert Cole), 1906-1997
 
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Description Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1990 
x, 171 p. ; 23 cm. 
ISBN 0521368960
052136373X
Summary

Reference to Aboriginal firestick farming, hunter/gatherer lifestyle and relationship to land.

Full contents Machine derived contents note: 1. Towards a Sustainable Society; 2. Scarcity, Wealth and Income; 3. Matching Ecological and Economic Realities; 4. Science and Technology - For What Purpose? 5. Economic and Ecological Issues in Resource Management; 6. Resource Management and Environmental Law; 7. The Quality of Life and it's Assessment; 8. Is Democracy Alive and Well? 9. Technology, Economic Change and Political Strategy. 
Notes

"Published in association with Centre for Resource and Environmental Studies, Australian National University."

Includes bibliographical references (p. 166-171)

Source of Acquisition Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection  Copy 3: Donated by ATSIC Library 
Subjects Economic development -- Environmental aspects.  |  Economic policy.  |  Resource allocation.  |  Natural resources -- Management.  |  Scarcity.  |  Environment - Land management - Fire.  |  Technology - Wood - Fire sticks.  |  Hunting, gathering and fishing.  |  Culture - Relationship to land.  |  Australia.  |  Australia.  |  Economic policy  |  Economic development  |  Sustainable development  |  Economic conditions  |  Natural resources  |  Aborigines  |  Democracy

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