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Simple Living

(see also Walking, Bicycling, Gardening, Slow Food)

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On the Web: Articles

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Affluenza Project.

Escape from Affluenza (PBS program).

Green Festivals.

New Road Map Foundation.

Simple Living Network.

In the Library: Articles

Segal, Jerome M. "The politics of simplicity," Tikkun (7-8/96):20-25,76.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Conley, Verena Andermatt. The War Against the Beavers (Minneapolis: U. of Minnesota, 2003).

Fields, Rich. Chop Wood, Carry Water: A Guide to Finding Spiritual Fulfillment in Everyday Life (Los Angeles: Tarcher, 1984).

Hill, Arthur M. Making do: Basic Things for Simple Living (NY: Ballantine, 1972).

Hobday, José. Simple Living: The Path to Joy & Freedom (NY: Continuum, 1998).

Jerome, Jeffrey. Simple Solutions: Home Automation Technology for Easy, Safe & Accessible Living (Raleigh NC: North Carolina State U, 1998).

Longacre, Doris Janzen. Living More With Less (Scottdale PA: Herald, 1980).

Rifkin, Jeremy (ed.) The Green Lifestyle Handbook (NY: H. Holt, 1990).

_____________.Graceful Simplicity: Toward a Philosophy & Politics of Simple Living (NY: Henry Holt, 1999).

Schut, Michael (ed.) Simpler Living, Compassionate Life: A Christian Perspective (Denver: Living the Good News, 1999).

Sider, Ronald J. Living More Simply: Biblical Principles & Practical Models (Downer's Grove IL: Inter-Varsity, 1980).

__________ (ed.) Lifestyle in the Eighties: A Theological Commitment to Simple Lifestyle (Philadelphia: Westminster, 1982).

Seymour, John. Changing Lifestyles: Living as Though the World Mattered (London: Gollancz, 1991).

Shi, David E. The Simple Life: Plain Living & High Thinking in American Culture (NMY: Oxford, 1985).

Simple Living Collective. Taking Charge: Achieving Personal & Political Change through Simple Living (NY: Bantam, 1977).

In the Library: Fiction

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"Affluenza" [1997], by John de Graaf & Vivia Boe, 55m. From Bullfrog Films. A PBS special with Scott Simon; diagnoses the "disease" of materialism & prescribes its antidote, simple living.

"Helen Nearing: Conscious Living/Conscious Dying" [2000], by Polly Bennell & Andrea Sarris. From Bullfrog Films.

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