Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Take Back the EconomyAn Ethical Guide for Transforming Our Communities$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

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

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780816676064

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816676064.001.0001

Show Summary Details

Reframing the Economy, Reframing Ourselves

Reframing the Economy, Reframing Ourselves

Chapter:
(p.1) 1. Reframing the Economy, Reframing Ourselves
Source:
Take Back the Economy
Author(s):

J. K. Gibson-Graham

Jenny Cameron

Stephen Healy

Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816676064.003.0001

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 people are recreating economies through their actions, and it discusses the ethical choices that are guiding these actions.

Keywords:   Community economies, Human Wellbeing, Planetary Wellbeing, Ethical Enterprises, Surplus, Ethical Markets, Commons, Investment, Reframing economy

Minnesota Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.