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Take Back the Economy: An Ethical Guide for Transforming Our Communities

J. K. Gibson-Graham, Jenny Cameron, and Stephen Healy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676064
eISBN:
9781452946993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676064.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

If the Global Finance Crisis has taught us anything, it’s that economics as we know it is not working. If global warming means anything, it’s that we have to rethink how we live on this shared ... More


Take Back Property Commoning

J. K. Gibson-Graham, Jenny Cameron, and Stephen Healy

in Take Back the Economy: An Ethical Guide for Transforming Our Communities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676064
eISBN:
9781452946993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676064.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter explores the ways that different types of property are being transformed into commons that provide for people and planetary wellbeing. It shows how relations of care and responsibility ... More


Take Back Finance: Investing in Futures

J. K. Gibson-Graham, Jenny Cameron, and Stephen Healy

in Take Back the Economy: An Ethical Guide for Transforming Our Communities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676064
eISBN:
9781452946993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676064.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter explores the ways that monetary and non-monetary forms of investment can generate widespread wellbeing. It shows how wealth, broadly defined, can be stored, safeguarded and directed in ... More


Take Back the Market: Encountering Others

J. K. Gibson-Graham, Jenny Cameron, and Stephen Healy

in Take Back the Economy: An Ethical Guide for Transforming Our Communities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676064
eISBN:
9781452946993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676064.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter explores the variety of ways that people secure the goods and services they need to survive. It shows how markets are being reshaped to address the wellbeing of producers and ... More


Reframing the Economy, Reframing Ourselves

J. K. Gibson-Graham, Jenny Cameron, and Stephen Healy

in Take Back the Economy: An Ethical Guide for Transforming Our Communities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676064
eISBN:
9781452946993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676064.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Instead of presenting the economy as a machine-like entity, this chapter reframes the economy as the outcome of everyday human actions. Using examples from New York and northern India it shows how ... More


Take Back Work: Surviving Well

J. K. Gibson-Graham, Jenny Cameron, and Stephen Healy

in Take Back the Economy: An Ethical Guide for Transforming Our Communities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676064
eISBN:
9781452946993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676064.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter explores different ways of working. It shows how an over-emphasis on paid work and consumption is undermining people and planetary wellbeing. Using examples from the minority and ... More


Take Back Business: Distributing Surplus

J. K. Gibson-Graham, Jenny Cameron, and Stephen Healy

in Take Back the Economy: An Ethical Guide for Transforming Our Communities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676064
eISBN:
9781452946993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676064.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter explores different types of businesses. It shows how the surplus generated by businesses (whether capitalist, cooperative or community-oriented) can be directed towards people and ... More


Any Time, Any Place …

J. K. Gibson-Graham, Jenny Cameron, and Stephen Healy

in Take Back the Economy: An Ethical Guide for Transforming Our Communities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676064
eISBN:
9781452946993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676064.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The conclusion turns to the things that stand in the way of taking back the economy–any time, any place. And it explores how nature might offer inspiration for living with one another equitably, ... More


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