Ward, Barbara


Ward, Barbara
   b. 1914, York; d. 1981
   Economist
   Barbara Ward (later Baroness Jackson of Lodsworth) was an economist who influenced thinking on aid to underdeveloped countries, the global environment and the plight of the world’s poor. Only One Earth: The Care and Maintenance of a Small Planet (1972) (co-authored with René Dubos) and Progress for a Small Planet (1979) are her bestknown works. Her first book, The West at Bay, was published in 1948. In Progress for a Small Planet, she identified three principal threats to the global environment: pollution, affluent nations’ consumption of limited resources, and consequent growing tensions between rich and poor. She offered practical strategies for recycling waste, more efficient use of energy and meeting the basic needs of the disadvantaged.
   See also: environmentalism
   MIKE STORRY

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  • Ward, Barbara (Mary), Baroness Jackson (of Lodsworth) — born May 23, 1914, York, Eng. died May 31, 1981, Lodsworth British economist and writer. After studying economics at the University of Oxford, she became a writer and editor at The Economist (from 1939). She married Robert Jackson in 1950. She… …   Universalium

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  • Barbara Ward — Barbara Mary Ward (23 May, 1914 ndash; 31 May, 1981), in later life Baroness Jackson of Lodsworth, was a British economist and writer interested in the problems of developing countries. She urged Western governments to share their prosperity with …   Wikipedia

  • Barbara E. Ward — (* 1919; † 1983) war eine britische Sozialanthropologin und Soziologin. Ward lehrte unter anderem an der Chinesischen Universität von Hong Kong. Werke Social Organization of the Ewe speaking People. Dissertation, University of London 1965.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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