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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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Reframing the Economy, Reframing Ourselves

Reframing the Economy, Reframing Ourselves

(p.1) 1. Reframing the Economy, Reframing Ourselves
Take Back the Economy

J. K. Gibson-Graham

Jenny Cameron

Stephen Healy

University of Minnesota Press

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

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