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Ariyaratne, A.T., Buddhist Economics in Practice (Sarvodaya Support Group UK, 1999)

Bond, George D., Buddhism at Work: Community Development, Social Empowerment, and the Sarvodaya Movement(Kumarian Press, 2004)

Brooks, Richard S. and D. A. Perera, eds., Compassionate Activist: Writings on Dr. A.T. Ariyaratne (Sarvodaya Vishvalekha, 2008)

Gandhi, M.K., Sarvodaya: Its Principles and Programme (Navajivan Publishing, 1951)

Macy, Joanna, Dharma and Development: Religion as Resource in the Sarvodaya Self-Help Movement (Kumarian Press, 1983)

McKibben, Bill, Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future (St. Martin’s Griffin, 2008)

Nearing, Helen and Scott Nearing, The Good Life: Helen and Scott Nearing’s Sixty Years of Self-Sufficient Living (Schocken Press, 1990)

Ruskin, John, Unto This Last (Cosimo, 2006, Original Publication in 1862)

Schumacher, E.F., Small Is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered (Original Publication 1973, Many editions available, 1999 version with commentaries is particularly good)

Shiva, Vandana, Earth Democracy: Justice, Sustainability, and Peace (South End Press, 2005)

Tandon, Vishwanath, The Social and Political Philosophy of Sarvodaya after Gandhi (Sarva Seva Sangh, 1965)

Verma, Vishwanath Prasad, The Political Philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi and Sarvodaya (Lakshmi Narian Agrawal, 1959)

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