National Library of Australia

Reopening Update - August 2020: Enjoy a CovidSafe visit to the National Library. Read more...

You must be logged in to Tag Records
Invested in the common good / Susan Meeker-Lowry
Bib ID 2189848
Format BookBook
Author
Meeker-Lowry, Susan
 
Description Philadelphia, PA : New Society Publishers, c1995 
xii, 258 p. ; 23 cm. 
ISBN 0865712913 (hardback)
0865712921 (paperback)
Full contents Pt. IV. Creating the Economy We Want. Ch. 8. Economics of Community. Profiles: Revolving Loan Funds. Profile: Local Energy, Electric Currency / Joel Russ. Profile: Womanshare. Profile: Ithaca HOURS / Paul Glover. Ch. 9. Economics of Place. Decommodifying Land: The Challenge and the Opportunity / Susan Witt / E. F. Schumacher Society. Profiles: Rural and Urban Community Land Trusts. Localizing Food Systems / Kenneth A. Dahlberg. Letting the Community Support the Farm / Patti Wolter. Profile: The Menominee. Tanizul Timber, an interview with Chief Ed John / John Kosek. Creating Healthy Cities / Stephen Wheeler. Ch. 10. Economics of Culture. Indian Economic Development: The U.S. Experience of an Evolving Indian Sovereignty / John C. Mohawk. Profile: First Nations Development Institute. Profile: The Lakota Fund. 
Partial contents
  • Pt. I. Toward an Earth-Centered Economy. Ch. 1. The Earth is My/Our Source. Ch. 2. An Economy for the Living Earth. Ch. 3. Empowerment for Change
  • Pt. II. Home Improvements: Adjusting Our Current Economy. Ch. 4. Evaluating the Status Quo. Growing Up Green (Profile of Stonyfield Farm) / Paddy Garrett-McCarthy. The CERES Principles / Coalition for Environmentally Responsible Economics. Ch. 5. Socially Conscious Investing. Profiles: Community Development Banks. Profiles: Minority-Owned Banks. Profiles: Self-Help Credit Union
  • Pt. III. Breaking the Corporate Grip
  • Introduction: It's Time to Get Tough! It's Time to Organize! It's Time to Organize / Richard L. Grossman. Ch. 6. Making an Impact as an Individual. Profile: Global Response. Ch. 7. Making an Impact as a Community. Community Organizing / Theresa Freeman. Taking Back the Charters, Taking Back the Law / Richard L. Grossman and Frank T. Adams. Direct Action for the Earth / Brian Tokar.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-220) and index.

Subjects Investments -- Moral and ethical aspects.  |  Economics -- Moral and ethical aspects.  |  Common good.  |  Social responsibility of business.

Online

    In the Library

    Request this item to view in the Library's reading rooms using your library card. To learn more about how to request items watch this short online video Help Video.

    Details Collect From
    YY 332.6 M494 Main Reading Room

    Order a copy

    - Copyright or permission restrictions may apply. We will contact you if necessary.

    Help Video To learn more about Copies Direct watch this short online video Help Video.
    close Can I borrow items from the Library?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    close What can I get online?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    close Can I get copies of items from the Library?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flags
    Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other First Nations people are advised that this catalogue contains names, recordings and images of deceased people and other content that may be culturally sensitive. Please also be aware that you may see certain words or descriptions in this catalogue which reflect the author’s attitude or that of the period in which the item was created and may now be considered offensive.