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215 Index Akanksha Foundation, 46, 47 Alam, Shahidul, 9 Alliance to Develop Power, 152 Alter Trade Japan, 87–88, 102, 115 Anderson, Ray, 68 antisweatshop campaigns, 41 Armstrong, Cath, 44 Avocet Nature Reserve, 140–42 Balance Scale, 22–32, 37 Ballantyne, John, 163 barter, 121 Boyle, David, 182 Breakspear, Christie, 19 British Living Wage campaign, 40 business, 49; and decisionmaking power, 51, 52; and new wealth flows, 51, 66; and surplus, 53–65, 61; and well-being, 51; and worker takeover in Argentina, 51–53. See also enterprises Bus Rapid Transit, 42, 43 buy-local campaigns, 115, 116 Calvert Fund, 185 capitalist enterprises, 14, 50, 55–61, 72; and ethical surplus distribution, 79, 80; and mechanization, 63–64; and surplus and survival, 54–55, 60–61. See also General Motors; Interface Carpets; Pacific Brands; Toyota carbon emissions, 126, 129 caregivers, 43 CFCs, 144–45 Charity Bank, 184 Cheapskate Web site, 44 Clarkson, Thomas, 9 climate change, 117, 127, 138, 144–46 cohousing, 46 collective actions: and the commons , 148–57; for distributing surplus, 73–81; for encounter ing others, 112–22; for invest ing in different futures, 177– 87; for surviving well, 39–47 Collective Copies, 76 commoning, 138–47; and collective actions, 148–57; and tools for, 147–48 commons, 130–37, 147; and Aboriginal people, 127–29; 216   index and the atmosphere, 144–46; commoning, 138–48; and creating new commons, 155–57; and natural resources, 156; and private property, 152–55; protecting, 149–52 Commons Identi-Kit, 133, 135–37, 141, 194 Commons Yardstick, 138, 139, 141–43, 145–46 community and becoming, xix Community Bank®, 184 community economy, xix, xx; and investing in the future, 163–64, 172–78; and the market , 89, 103–22; property, 129, 130–57; and reframing the economy, 7–8, 189, 194–97; and surplus, 55–63, 65, 73–81; and surviving well, 21–22, 30–33, 37–39 Community Economy Return on Investment, 174–78 Community Energy Solutions, 79 Community Exchange System, 120 community garden, xv–xvii, 53, 156, 164–65 community-supported agriculture , 107–8, 119 Community Supported Coffee, 119 community-supported organizations , 119 complementary currencies, 120, 121 conflict minerals, 96–99 consumer boycotts, 118 cooperatives: consumer, 87; and fair trade, 102, 114–15, 119; FaSinPat, 52–53, 61–62; in Kerala, 170; Landless Workers Movement, 75; Mondragón, 66–67, 161–63, 166, 175–76; worker-owned, 75–77 creative commons community, 136 De Angelis, Massimo, 138 Decision Flashpoints tool, 55, 59–62, 71, 73 Distant Others Dandelion, 92, 96 diverse economy, 10–14, 191, 192, 195 Diverse Enterprise Identifier, 72 Diverse Finance Identifier, 176, 177 Diverse Labor Identifier, 38 Diverse Property Identifier, 147 Diverse Transactions Identifier, 110, 111 downshifting, 19, 43, 44, 45, 200n5 Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative , Boston, 153 ecological footprint, 33–37, 38, 69 economic actions: costs of, xviii, 9; and ethics, xviii, xx; lack of moral compass in, xviii; 217   index thinking that guides these, xvii economic growth: and business, 49; nonmainstream in Kerala, 169; and unequal wealth distribution , 50 economy, the: as a community garden, xvii, 164, 165; as diverse, 10–14; as an iceberg, 10–12; as a machine, 1–3; reframing of, 3–4, 7–14, 189– 93; as a space of ethical decision making, xviii, xix, 7, 10, 174, 190 eight-hour day, 22, 23, 201n13 Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 106 employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), 74, 75 enterprises: alternative capitalist , 12–14, 72; business, 49, 50; more participatory forms of, 74–75; private enterprise, xvii, xviii. See also capitalist enterprises ; cooperatives; social enterprises environment, concerns for, xiii– xxii; and Aboriginal people, 127–29, 132; and business, 50, 54, 58, 68, 69; and “cap-andtrade ” schemes, 117; and commoning , 138–42, 144–46, 154; and community-supported agriculture, 107–8; and community -supported organizations , 119; and cooperatives, 115; ecological footprint and, 33–37; and ethical consumption and trade, 93, 94, 103; and investment, 173, 183, 185–87; in Kerala, 168; and reframing the economy, 5–8, 10, 13, 15, 192–95, 199n3; and social enterprises, 70, 77; and work, 21, 33 Equal Exchange, 114 ethical action, xviii; and a commons , 138, 149, 152, 154, 155; and distributing surplus, 67, 73, 74, 79; and encountering others, 89, 112; and enterprises , 74, 76, 78; and gifting, 110, 121; and governments, 42; for investing, 177–78, 181, 183, 185–86; and markets, 89–100, 106–20; and reciprocity , 118; and reframing the economy, xviii, 189, 191, 196; and resources, 44, 46; and self-employment...

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9780816684441
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9780816676071
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OCLC
857944169
Pages
264
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2013-11-04
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English
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