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The Resource The politics of value : three movements to change how we think about the economy, Jane L. Collins

The politics of value : three movements to change how we think about the economy, Jane L. Collins

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The politics of value : three movements to change how we think about the economy
Title
The politics of value
Title remainder
three movements to change how we think about the economy
Statement of responsibility
Jane L. Collins
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eng
Summary
The Great Recession not only shook Americans' economic faith but also prompted powerful critiques of economic institutions. This timely book explores three movements that gathered force after 2008: the rise of the benefit corporation, which requires social responsibility and eschews share price as the best metric for success; the emergence of a new group, Slow Money, that fosters peer-to-peer investing; and the 2011 Wisconsin protests against a bill restricting the union rights of state workers. Each case shows how the concrete actions of a group of citizens can prompt us to reflect on what is needed for a just and sustainable economic system. In one case, activists raised questions about the responsibilities of business, in the second about the significance of local economies, and in the third about the contributions of the public sector. Through these movements, Jane L. Collins maps a set of cultural conversations about the types of investments and activities that contribute to the health of the economy. Compelling and persuasive, this a new framework for viewing economic value, one grounded in thoughtful assessment of the social division of labor and the relationship of the state and the market to civil society
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ICU/DLC
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1954-
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Collins, Jane Lou
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Economics
  • Economics
  • Value
  • Value
  • Social responsibility of business
  • Social movements
  • Common good
  • Common good
  • Economics
  • Economics
  • Social movements
  • Social responsibility of business
  • Value
  • Value
  • United States
Label
The politics of value : three movements to change how we think about the economy, Jane L. Collins
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Value and the social division of labor -- Benefit corporations: reimagining corporate responsibility -- Slow money: the value of place -- Value and the public sector -- Conclusion: comparing the three revaluation projects
Control code
952964315
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 186 pages
Isbn
9780226446141
Lccn
2016029262
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)952964315
Label
The politics of value : three movements to change how we think about the economy, Jane L. Collins
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Value and the social division of labor -- Benefit corporations: reimagining corporate responsibility -- Slow money: the value of place -- Value and the public sector -- Conclusion: comparing the three revaluation projects
Control code
952964315
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 186 pages
Isbn
9780226446141
Lccn
2016029262
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)952964315

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