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100 1  Orlov, Dmitry. 
245 14 The five stages of collapse :|bsurvivor's toolkit /
       |cDmitry Orlov. 
264  1 Gabriola, BC :|bNew Society Publishers,|c2013. 
300    vi, 281 pages :|billustrations ;|c23 cm 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    unmediated|bn|2rdamedia 
338    volume|bnc|2rdacarrier 
504    Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-268) and 
505 00 |tIntroduction: Collapses in General --|tWhat is collapse?
       --|tWhen will collapse occur? --|tWhat are the stages of 
       collapse? --|g1.|tFinancial Collapse --|tThe root of the 
       problem --|tThe wrong math --|tDefaults big and small --
       |tThe end of money --|tOptions for cashing out --
       |tAlternatives to money --|tHow we did it --|tChits, 
       specie and stock-in-trade --|tA likely endgame --|tCold-
       starting instructions --|tBeware financial despotism --
       |tMonetary mysticism --|tThe untrustworthy and the 
       trustful --|tGötterdämmerung --|tCase Study: Iceland --
       |g2.|tCommercial Collapse --|tCascaded failure --|tLiar 
       word: efficiency --|tLife upside down --|tThe many 
       advantages of gift --|tMoney corrupts --|tOpportunities 
       for gift-giving --|tMeanwhile in Soviet Russia --|tThe new
       normal --|tA cultural flip --|tCase Study: The Russian 
       Mafia --|g3.|tPolitical Collapse --|tAnarchy's charms --
       |tThe nation-state fades out --|tNational language --
       |tTaking care of your own --|tState religion --|tLife 
       after the nation-state --|tThe problem of excessive scale 
       --|tThe proliferation of defunct states --|tGovernment 
       services disappear --|tDenationalization of currency --
       |tWhat governments are good at --|tWarfare becomes self-
       defeating --|tThe end of law and order --|tThe end of the 
       welfare state --|tVirtualized politics --|tCase Study: The
       Pashtuns --|g4.|tSocial Collapse --|tThe limits of 
       community planning --|tThe new rules --|tSocial 
       reclamation --|tReligion as organizing principle --
       |tCharitable giving and taking --|tWhat society? --|tCase 
       Study: The Roma --|g5.|tCultural Collapse --|tHumans and 
       other animals --|tThe limits of language --|tSpoken memory
       --|tThe isolated human --|tThe primacy of family --|tCase 
       Study: The Ik --|tAfterword --|tEndnotes --|tBibliography 
       --|tIndex --|tAbout the Author. 
520    When thinking about political paralysis, looming resource 
       shortages and a rapidly changing climate, many of us can 
       do no better than imagine a future that is just less of 
       the same. But it is during such periods of profound 
       disruption that sweeping cultural change becomes 
       inevitable. In The Five Stages of Collapse, Dmitry Orlov 
       posits a taxonomy of collapse, suggesting that if the 
       first three stages (financial, commercial and political) 
       are met with the appropriate personal and social 
       transformations, then the worst consequences of social and
       cultural collapse can be avoided. Drawing on a detailed 
       examination of both pre- and post-collapse societies, The 
       Five Stages of Collapse provides a unique perspective on 
       the typical characteristics of highly resilient 
       communities. Both successful and unsuccessful adaptations 
       are explored in the areas of finance, commerce, self-
       governance, social organization and culture. Case studies 
       provide a wealth of specifics for each stage of collapse, 
       focusing on the Icelanders, the Russian Mafia, the 
       Pashtuns of Central Asia, the Roma of nowhere in 
       particular and the Ik of East Africa. The Five Stages of 
       Collapse provides a wealth of practical information and a 
       long list of to-do items for those who wish to survive 
       each stage with their health, sanity, friendships, family 
       relationships and sense of humor intact. Shot through with
       Orlov's trademark dark humor, this is an invaluable 
       toolkit for crafting workable post-collapse solutions at 
       the scale of the family and the community. 
648  7 2000-2099|2fast 
650  0 Economic history|y21st century. 
650  0 Social history|y21st century. 
650  0 World politics|y21st century. 
650  7 Economic history.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst00901974 
650  7 Social history.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01122498 
650  7 World politics.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01181381 
776 1  Orlov, Dmitry.|tFive stages of collapse.:|dGabriola, BC, 
       Canada : New Society Publishers, [2013] ©2013
994    C0|bWHP 
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