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Essential reading for anyone interested in economics and/or women's issues. Read full review
Review: Counting for NothingUser Review - Goodreads
Makes the very obvious but important point that the only things that 'count' in conventional economics are those things that are counted: namely money. Unpaid work, the environment, quality of society and community - all count for nothing. This leads to really bad economic policy.
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