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Introduction: the ecological and social implications of changing biodiversity. An overview of a decade of biodiversity and ecosystem functioning research

Shahid Naeem, Daniel E. Bunker, Andy Hector, Michel Loreau, and Charles Perrings

in Biodiversity, Ecosystem Functioning, and Human Wellbeing: An Ecological and Economic Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199547951
eISBN:
9780191720345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547951.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Conventional approaches to ecology often lack the necessary integration to make a compelling case for the critical importance of biodiversity to ecosystem functioning and human wellbeing. This linear ... More


Is urban gardening a source of wellbeing and just freedom? A Capability Approach based analysis from the UK and Ireland

Alma Clavin

in Urban gardening and the struggle for social and spatial justice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526126092
eISBN:
9781526144706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526126092.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The production of urban space and associated neoliberalisation of urban governance limits opportunities for individual and collective freedoms. Such a socio-spatial approach to uneven urban ... More


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


Making Things Better: A Workbook on Ritual, Cultural Values, and Environmental Behavior

A. David Napier

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199969357
eISBN:
9780199346097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199969357.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Making Things Better demonstrates how non-Western exchange practices and beliefs can redress the ills of contemporary economic systems in which our relationship to material things ... 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 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 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


Pacifism, Human Development, and Informational Development: The Costa Rican Model

Isidora Chacón

in Reconceptualizing Development in the Global Information Age

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198716082
eISBN:
9780191784309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716082.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

The Costa Rican model of development is based on the interaction between, on one hand, economic growth, led by high added value exports, such as micro-electronics, organic agriculture 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


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


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 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


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