Small Change

Book Description

A new movement is afoot that promises to save the world by applying the magic of the market to the challenges of social change. But in this hard-hitting, controversial exposé, Michael Edwards shows that business is ill-equipped to attack the causes of poverty, inequality, violence, and discrimination. Achieving fundamental social transformation requires cooperation rather than competition, collective action more than individual effort, and support for long-term, systemic solutions instead of immediate results. With a vested interest in the status quo, business can promise only limited advances: small change. It's time to turn away from the false promise of the market and reassert the independence of global citizen action.

Product Information

  • Title: Small Change
  • Author(s): Michael Edwards
  • Release date: January 2010
  • Publisher(s): Berrett-Koehler Publishers
  • ISBN: 9781605093796