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Main Title Simple prosperity : finding real wealth in a sustainable lifestyle /
Author Wann, David.
Publisher St. Martin's Griffin,
Year Published 2008
OCLC Number 173182846
ISBN 9780312361419 0312361416
Subjects Social values--United States ; Quality of life--United States ; Sustainable living--United States ; Wealth--Social aspects--United States ; Lifestyles--United States
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EOAM  HN90.M6W36 2008 Sustainability Collection Region 8 Technical Library/Denver,CO 02/01/2008
Edition 1st ed.
Collation xviii, 282 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. {259}-271) and index.
Contents Notes
Preface: a generation's journey back to health -- Introduction -- Taking stock: how foresight can cut our losses -- Evolutionary income: an instinct for happiness -- Personal assets -- Personal growth: creating a rich life story -- Mindful money: more value from better stuff -- The bonds of social capital: the more we spend, the more we have -- Time affluence: how to save it and savor it -- Stocks of wellness: preventive pathways to health -- The currency of nature: balancing the biological budget -- Precious work and play: going with the flow -- Public and cultural assets -- The real wealth of neighborhoods: designing for people, not cars -- Higher returns on investment: twice the satisfaction for half the resources -- Energy savings: finessing the carbon conundrum -- The benefits of right-sizing: better than better homes and gardens -- Trimming the fat: farewell to fossil food -- Infinite information: how to channel the flow -- Historical dividends: new rules for an old game -- Cultural prosperity: the earth as a sacred garden.