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Community development and commons: on the road to alternative economics?

Brigitte Kratzwald

in "Politics, power and community development"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447317364
eISBN:
9781447317395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317364.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter explores whether community development can contribute to building alternative economics, with particular reference to the commons as an economic model. Considering these issues involves ... More


Policies for an Alternative Economy

David J. Hess

in Localist Movements in a Global Economy: Sustainability, Justice, and Urban Development in the United States

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012645
eISBN:
9780262255486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012645.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter evaluates various proposals for policy change aimed at strengthening opportunities for the creation of stronger locally oriented economies. It describes new financial products and new ... More


Comparative Findings

in No Heavenly Delusion?: A Comparative Study of Three Communal Movements

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236085
eISBN:
9781846313677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236085.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter presents some comparative conclusions regarding the Kibbutz, the Bruderhof and the Integrierte Gemeinde. It examines the impact of the three communal movements on their ‘host’ societies ... More


Conclusions: Political Economies and Resistance

Kate J. Neville

in Fueling Resistance: The Contentious Political Economy of Biofuels and Fracking

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197535585
eISBN:
9780197535615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197535585.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The final chapter revisits the intersection of political economy and multiscale protest around biofuels and fracking, offering an integrated look at the campaigns that have emerged around these new ... More


Can Localism Be Just and Sustainable?

David J. Hess

in Localist Movements in a Global Economy: Sustainability, Justice, and Urban Development in the United States

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012645
eISBN:
9780262255486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012645.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines whether localism can be just and sustainable. It analyzes the arguments raised against the localist vision of an alternative global economy that is believed to be able to bring ... More


From a Basement on Long Island to a Mansion on the Hill

Edward P. Comentale

in Sweet Air: Modernism, Regionalism, and American Popular Song

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037399
eISBN:
9780252094576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037399.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This introductory chapter tackles the central themes of this book, at the same time expounding on the author's own musical experiences—here termed “taste biography”—and his aims to expand the scope ... More


The Crisis of Global Capitalism: Toward a New Economic Culture?

Manuel Castells

in Business as Usual: The Roots of the Global Financial Meltdown

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772775
eISBN:
9780814723555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772775.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter looks to the possibility of a new economic culture superseding that of the recent past. The global financial crisis is viewed a direct outgrowth of the institutional arrangements and ... More


Introduction

in No Heavenly Delusion?: A Comparative Study of Three Communal Movements

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236085
eISBN:
9781846313677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236085.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This book compares three communal movements the roots of which can be traced to the German Youth Movement: the Kibbutz, the Bruderhof and the Integrierte Gemeinde. While all three movements live what ... More


Inscribing Economic Desire: Dave the Potter’s Money Inscriptions

Xiomara Santamarina

in Where Is All My Relation?: The Poetics of Dave the Potter

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199390205
eISBN:
9780199390229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199390205.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter offers a compact analysis of the greed or money inscriptions made by Dave the Potter. “Cash wanted” and “Give me silver or; either Gold” are inscriptions in which the speaker brazenly ... More


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