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Growth fetish / Clive Hamilton
Bib ID 873958
Format BookBook
Author
Hamilton, Clive
 
Description Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2003 
xvii, 262 p. ; 20 cm. 
ISBN 1741140781 (paperback)
Summary

On both left and right, all major political parties in the Western world share the same belief: the first objective of government should be to raise the rate of economic growth. Hamilton shows how the feverish pursuit of economic growth has been used to justify the radical transformation of government, work and leisure.

Notes

Includes index.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-255)

Subjects Capitalism -- Social aspects.  |  Economic development -- Social aspects.  |  Wealth -- Social aspects.  |  Australia -- Economic conditions.  |  Australia -- Social conditions.

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