Many excellent references can be recommended in support of this point. The following list is not intended to be comprehensive:
The Republic, Plato, 427-347 BCE.
Lehrbuch Der Nationalokonomie/Teaching Guide to Economics, Heinrich Pesch, 5 volumes published between 1905 and 1926 in German. First economist to propose the concept of "solidarist economics." English edition, Mellen, 2003.
Modern Man in Search of a Soul, Carl G. Jung, Harvest, 1933, 244 pages.
Silent Spring, Rachel Carson, Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1962, 304 pages.
The Divine Milieu: An Essay on the Interior Life, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, , Harper and Row, New York, 1968, 112 pages.
Things Hidden since the Foundation of the World, Rene Girard, Grasset & Fasquelle, 1978, 469 pages.
The Turning Point: Science, Society, and the Rising Culture, Fritjof Capra, Bantam, 1982, 464 pages.
Patriarchy and Accumulation on a World Scale, Maria Mies, Zed Books, 1986, 251 pages.
The Chalice and the Blade: Our History, Our Future, Diane Eisler, Harper, 1987, 271 pages.
Inquiry and Change: The Troubled Attempt to Understand and Shape, Charles E. Lindblom, Yale, 1990, 314 pages.
Encyclical Letter Centesimus Annus, Pope John Paul II, Libreria Editrice Vaticana, 1991.
Gossips, Gorgons, and Crones: The Fates of the Earth, Jane Caputi, Bear & Company, 1993, 369 pages.
The End of Patriarchy and the Dawning of a Tri-une Society, Claudio Naranjo, Amber Lotus, 1994, 153 pages.
Heart of Flesh: A Feminist Spirituality for Women and Men, Joan D. Chttister, Eerdmans, 1998, 187 pages.
The Need for Economic Personalism,
Gregory M. A. Gronbacher, Journal of Markets & Morality, Volume 1, Number 1, March 1998.
Philosophy and Social Hope, Richard Porty, Penguin, 1999, 288 pages.
Earth Dance: Living Systems in Evolution, Elisabet Sahtouris, iUniversity, 2000, 404 pages.
The Elephant and the Flea: Reflections of a Reluctant Capitalist, Charles Handy, Harvard, 2001, 233 pages.
Human Ecology: Basic Concepts for Sustainable Development, Gerald G. Marten, Erathscan, 2001, 238 pages.
The Power of Partnership, Diane Eisler, New World, 2002, 279 pages.
The Mind and the Brain: Neuroplasticity and the Power of Mental ForceJeffrey M. Schwartz and Sharon Begley, Regan Books, 2003, 420 pages.
Women, Power, and the Biology of Peace, Judith L. Hand, Questpath, 2003, 187 pages (free e-book download).
Like Grains of Wheat: A Spirituality of Solidarity, Margaret Swedish and Marie Dennis, Orbis, 2004, 213 pages.
The Paradox of Choice: Why More is Less, Barry Schwartz, HarperCollins, 2005, 265 pages.
A Future Without War, Judith L. Hand, Questpath, 2005.
The Church of the GDP, Robert J. Samuelson, Washington Post, 12 January 2006, page A21.
In/Through the Bodies of Women: Rethinking Gender in African Politics, Amina MIRE, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto, Polis Website, 2001.
"The Central argument of this paper is that the history of African social and political thought has been a male centred project discursively and symbolically mediated through bodies of women. As a result, in the history of African social and political thought, the female body, and female sexuality in particular, provided a symbolic space through which asymmetry power relations between African men has been discursively articulated, secured and contested."
South African Anglican in bid to shift focus from sex issues to poverty, Ecumenical News International (ENI), 2 February 2006.
"South African Archbishop Njongonkulu Ndungane has announced an initiative to re-focus the mission of the worldwide Anglican Communion towards ending poverty and addressing the effects of climate change, rather than on issues around sexuality that are forcing divisions in the grouping. Ndungane, the archbishop of Cape Town, has been appointed by the Anglican Communion to co-ordinate its efforts on issues of debt, trade, HIV/AIDS and poverty." Apparently, the good archbishop cannot understand that poverty, and the HIV/AIDS pandemic, cannot be mitigated unless gender inequity is mitigated first.
Rich Nations More Negative About Global Institutions, Jim Lobe, IPS, 24 January 2006.
"Citizens of the world's wealthiest countries are more negative about global institutions such as the United Nations, the International Monetary Fund and transnational corporations than their counterparts in the world's poorer regions, according to a new poll of 32 nations released Tuesday by the BBC World Service."
Progressive Catholics and the White Smoke, Patrick Mulvaney, The Nation, 18 April 2005.
"With the death of Pope John Paul II, the Roman Catholic Church -- the largest and wealthiest religious institution in the world -- stands at a critical crossroads. In a conclave beginning on April 18, its College of Cardinals will elect a new pope, an individual who could reshape the Church for generations to come. So as crowds gather outside the Vatican in the wait for white smoke, progressive Catholics in the United States are clinging to the hope that the new pontificate will bring with it an era of positive social change." Wishful thinking. The Roman Catholic Church is patriarchal to the core, and the ecclesiastical apparatus is willing to invent new and "infallible" doctrines to preserve the hegemony of the patriarchs. Such new doctrines are based on a fundamentalist (literalist, and therefore invalid) reading of certain texts of the Bible. Similar literalist interpretations were used to justify the crusades, the burning of heretics, and the harassment of Galileo, Darwin, and others. Now the same trick is being used to perpetuate a gigantic religious patriarchy that excludes women from any role of religious authority. This, even though the ordination of celibate women to the priesthoof would end the "sacramental starvation" of millions of Roman Catholics.
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