The great transformation and the questions

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This chapter opens with an overview of Dutch society midway through the nineteenth century, showing that at the time poverty was the main social problem. This is followed by a comparison between the benchmark years 1850 and 2010. The comparison shows that over the course of the intervening 160 years, Dutch society realised a vast increase in well-being. Extreme poverty was gradually eliminated, though in so doing sustainability issues emerged. Economic modernisation made inordinate demands on natural capital. After 1960, in particular, economic growth had an increasingly negative impact on human well-being and on sustainability.

Originele taal-2Engels
TitelWell-Being, Sustainability and Social Development
SubtitelThe Netherlands 1850-2050
RedacteurenHarry Lintsen, Frank Veraart, Jan-Pieter Smits, John Grin
Plaats van productieCham
UitgeverijSpringer
Hoofdstuk2
Pagina's25-44
Aantal pagina's20
ISBN van elektronische versie978-3-319-76696-6
ISBN van geprinte versie978-3-319-76695-9
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StatusGepubliceerd - 14 jun 2018

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