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Contents

Only a Ten Hour Week
Architecture for a Sustainable Society of Plenty
Eli Berniker

Introduction
Acknowledgments

CHAPTER 1
Sustainability, Scarcity, and Plenty

CHAPTER 2
Plenty and Waste

CHAPTER 3
What Is Money?

CHAPTER 4
Our Economic System: Efficient? Effective?

CHAPTER 5
Systems and Constraints

CHAPTER 6
Vision and Resilience

CHAPTER 7
Sustainable Business Organizations

CHAPTER 8
Policy Constraints

CHAPTER 9
Sociotechnical Systems Design

CHAPTER 10
Creating a Productive Commonweal

CHAPTER 11
Theoretical Ecology

CHAPTER 12
Unsustainable Communities

CHAPTER 13
Economics: A Religion of Scarcity

CHAPTER 14
The Metro Economy: A Community Virtual Medium of Exchange

CHAPTER 15
Food Security Mutuality Loops

CHAPTER 16
The Family Economy

CHAPTER 17
Community and Identity

CHAPTER 18
Governance: Democracy in a Society of Plenty

CHAPTER 19
“Human Nature” and Hope

CHAPTER 20
Only a Ten Hours Week:
Architecture for a Sustainable Society of Plenty
Terminology and the Acronyms Used in This Book