For the Common Good

For the Common Good

Redirecting the Economy Toward Community, the Environment, and a Sustainable Future

By Herman E. Daly; John B. Cobb, Jr.; Clifford W. Cobb (Designed by)

Beacon Press, Paperback, 9780807047057, 544pp.

Publication Date: April 1994


Winner of the Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order 1992, Named New Options Best Political Book

Economist Herman Daly and theologian John Cobb, Jr., demonstrate how conventional economics and a growth-oriented industrial economy have led us to the brink of environmental disaster, and show the possibility of a different future.

Named as one of the Top 50 Sustainability Books by University of Cambridges Programme for Sustainability Leadership and Greenleaf Publishing.

About the Author
Herman E. Daly is Senior Economist at the World Bank.

John B. Cobb Jr. is professor emeritus at the Claremont School of Theology and founding codirector of the Center for Process Studies. Among his many books are A Christian Natural Theology and (with Charles Birch) The Liberation of Life.