The New Economics of True Wealth
Publication Date: May 2010
Categories: Economic Conditions
At a moment of ecological and financial crisis, bestselling author and economist Juliet B. Schor presents a revolutionary strategy for transitioning toward a richer, more balanced life.
Juliet B. Schor's research has focused on the economics of work, spending, environment, and the consumer culture. She is the author of Born to Buy, The Overworked American, and The Overspent American. She is a professor of sociology at Boston College, a former member of the Harvard economics department, and a Guggenheim Fellowship recipient. Juliet is also a cofounder of the Center for a New American Dream, an organization devoted to ecologically and socially sustainable lifestyles. Karen White is a classically trained actress who has been recording and directing audiobooks for more than ten years. An Audie Award finalist and Best Audiobook of the Year 2009 winner for The Hemingses of Monticello by Annette Gordon Reed, she has earned many AudioFile Earphones Awards, including for Too Good to Be True by Erin Arvedlund and Inside of a Dog by Alexandra Horowitz. Of Karen's narration of Nothing to Envy by Barbara Demick, Publishers Weekly says, "Karen White delivers a stunning reading, her character interpretations are confident and well-rounded, and she forges a strong bond with the audience."
"Plenitude is a meticulously researched dissection of the roots of our economic crisis." ---Paul Hawken, author of the New York Times bestseller Blessed Unrest