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Take Back the EconomyAn Ethical Guide for Transforming Our Communities$
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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

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Take Back Work

Take Back Work

Surviving Well

Chapter:
(p.17) 2. Take Back Work
Source:
Take Back the Economy
Author(s):

J. K. Gibson-Graham

Jenny Cameron

Stephen Healy

Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816676064.003.0002

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 majority worlds the chapter shows how people are using diverse forms of work to generate wellbeing.

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

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