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Take Back the Economy: An Ethical Guide for Transforming Our Communities

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


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 planet. Take Back the Economy is about making the economy work for people and the planet. It is intended for academic researchers, activists, students, community members and citizens interested in how they can contribute to a more just, sustainable and equitable world. The book reframes the idea that the economy is a thing, separate from us and best understood by experts. The economy is presented as a hu ... More

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

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780816676064
Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015 DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816676064.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

J. K. Gibson-Graham, author

Jenny Cameron, author

Stephen Healy, author