Ian Gough is the author of Heat, Greed and Human Need: Climate Change, Capitalism and Sustainable Wellbeing, published in October 2017. He is Visiting Professor in CASE (Centre for the Analysis of Social Exclusion) and an Associate of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, both at the London School of Economics. He is also Emeritus Professor at the University if Bath. His past books include The Political Economy of the Welfare State; A Theory of Human Need; Global Capital, Human Needs and Social Policies; Insecurity and Welfare Regimes in Asia, Africa and Latin America; and Wellbeing in Developing Countries. Alongside Heat, Greed and Human Need hs has published a range of articles in academic journals including the Cambridge Journal of Economics and the Royal Society Philosophical Abstracts.
His personal website is www.iangough.com
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