© 2006

The Coming First World Debt Crisis

  • Authors

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Ann Pettifor
    Pages 1-25
  3. Ann Pettifor
    Pages 56-83
  4. Ann Pettifor
    Pages 84-107
  5. Ann Pettifor
    Pages 120-144
  6. Ann Pettifor
    Pages 145-162
  7. Ann Pettifor
    Pages 163-181
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 182-190

About this book


In this book, Ann Pettifor examines the issues of debt affecting the 'first world' or OECD countries, looking at the history, politics and ethics of the coming debt crisis and exploring the implications of high international indebtedness for governments, corporations, households, individuals and the ecosystem.


China debt sustainability development ecosystem ethics growth science and technology sustainability sustainable development

About the authors

David Tennant Damien King Michelle Robinson Biman Prasad Kaymara Barrett Altricia Dawson Sidonia Mackenzie Kario-Paul Brown Colin Bullock Christine Clarke Abdullahi Abdulkadri

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Industry Sectors
Finance, Business & Banking


'This insightful book examines how the current international trade in goods and finance that is making the rich richer and the poor poorer and threatens ecosystem and societal collapse is no accident.' - Jonathan Essex, Green World