All systems have needs, whether the systems be people, families, communities, cities, economics or ecosystems. System needs are complex. They exist simultaneously, and must be addressed systemically and holistically, rather than via narrow selection and targeting. Satisfaction of those needs is the central meaning of Sustainable Development. Unsatisfied needs indicate the existence of poverties.


Creator | Kaihanga
Katherine Peet
Year of Creation | Tau
Publisher | Kaiwhakaputa
Not published
Keywords | Kupu
basic needs, ethics, systems, satisfiers, destroyers, Bossel, Max-Neef, indicators, ecosystems, sustainable development
Main Language | Reo Matua
Submitter's Rights | Nga Tika o te Kaituku
I am the author / creator of this resource
This Research has
not been formally reviewed for publication by academics at a university
Bibliographic Citation | Whakapuakanga

Peet, K (2000). “Poverties and Satisfiers: A Systems Look at Human Needs. Creating a New Democracy” at the Poverty, Prosperity, Progress – Devnet Conference, Wellington, 17-19th November 2000

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