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Tim Jackson


Tellus Publications (Selected)


How to Kick the Growth Addiction

Tim Jackson

The author of Prosperity Without Growth discusses why we need to get past the obsession with economic growth—and the capitalist system that spawns it.


The Sustainability Transition: Beyond Conventional Development

Paul Raskin, Gerald Leach, Michael Chadwick, Tim Jackson

Conventional development wisdom generally assumes the long-term continuity of dominant institutions, along with the expansion of resource intensive consumption and production patterns in industrialized countries and their gradual extension to developing countries. However, the growth orientation of conventional development strategies and resource-intensive lifestyles produce risks and unacceptable deterioration of the biosphere, as well as social and economic instability. The limitations of the conventional development paradigm suggest the beginnings of an outline for a strategic agenda for sustainability.