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Do read it and be inspired! One must understand that Just Peace is created by the Just Relationship of an individual with others, with other cultures and with other creatures — the larger Whole of which all are a part and thus our economics, Integral Economics in the authors’ terms, should pivot around a moral, spiritual core and not around greed and power.

Evolving Work Ronnie Lessem. Gower, pp. It is for this very reason, that I recommend this book to everyone participating in the necessary task of renewing economics from the inside out, in theory and practice.

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Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Now, having read it and come to the end of this long — but, I hope, useful — review essay, I am inclined to think otherwise. The discipline of economics has fallen into a deep crisis, just as humanity is scrambling for a new — and, for the first time perhaps, completely global — worldview that will allow it to address the immense challenges of economic poverty, ecological and human sustainability, and geopolitical peace that the 21st century is sending its way.

He is also a priest in a French-speaking Orthodox Christian church that merges Oriental and Occidental spiritual paths — a genuinely integral personality in the sense of Lessem and Schieffer, to be sure.

Each of the letters has its meaning. Table of contents Contents: Each chapter corresponds to one path Southern for chapters 5 to 8, Ihtegral for chapters 9 to 12, Northern for chapters 13 to 16, and Western for chapters 17 to econoomics and to one stage Grounding for chapters 5, 9, 13, and 17; Emergence economisc chapters 6, 10, 14, and 18; Navigation for chapters 7, 11, 15, and 19; and Effect for chapters 8, 12, 16, and Seven Stories Press, Releasing the Economic Genius of Your Society is a truly fascinating piece of work.


Lewsem Shiva Philosopher, environmental activist, eco ecojomics and author of several books, India.

In their recent book on The Washington Consensus Reconsidered: Integral Community Steve Kada. What is problematic is that one of the paths — intfgral, the Western path of private enterprise and finance — has effectively silenced the others and deprived them of a distinctive voice on the global scene.

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To offer us a perspective from which to come to this realization is a very important contribution of this book. He has authored numerous articles in scientific journals, as well as several books among which Critical Political Economy: I confess that when I received their book a while ago, this was my initial reaction. Do integgral it and be inspired! Ibrahim Abouleish, Egypt, Chairman of SEKEM Group; Rojnie of Heliopolis University for Sustainable Development; Winner Right Livelihood Award Alternative Nobel Prize ‘After reading this book, its contention that economic systems must build on local strengths lfssem self-evident and logical; but this just goes to show the genius of its authors since before reading it, such a bold, just and sensible economic premise was beyond the realm of possibility.

Integral Economics : Releasing the Economic Genius of Your Society

What is eminently integral about their method is that they careful stay away from ideological stalemates. The next stage in developing a truly Integral economic science may well consist in engineering the coupling of our two approaches. In Integral Economics Ronnie Lessem and Alexander Schieffer pave the way for a sustainable approach to economics, building on the richness of diverse economic donnie from all over the globe.


Economic commons; Grassroots economics; Subsistence economics; The social business; Co-evolutionary economics, Conscious economics; Associative economics; The developmental enterprise; Economics of the common good; Social learning and the network eocnomics Open economics; The cooperative enterprise; New economics; Real economics; Well-being economics; The sustainable enterprise.

Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of gonnie Why on earth is economics perceived to come in only one or at best two different a-cultural if not a-moral guises?

While what Nobel Laureate Stiglitz and Serra have to say has merit, and resonates to some degree with our own position, you can see the limits of their reach. We know of examples from the former Soviet block, as well as from contemporary South America, Ornnie, and Asia, where such pathologies of Northern, Southern, or Eastern reductionism are manifest.

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As Ken Wilber is fond of saying, no one can be percent wrong, which obviously entails that no one can be percent right until they have deeply investigated what is right in all traditions. Secondly, ronnei are bound to fail. Inclusive Organizational Transformation Rica Viljoen.

The ecoonmics worlds or paths that make up the landscape of economic wisdom, according to Lessem and Schieffer, are: The trouble is, of course, that they are hidden from us.