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Building a healthy economy from the bottom up : harnessing real-world experience for transformative change

Author: Anthony Flaccavento
Publisher: Lexington, Kentucky : University Press of Kentucky, [2016]
Series: Culture of the land.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The global economy has witnessed important changes in recent years. In From the Bottom Up: Economic Lessons from Communities that Quit Waiting for Trickle Down, Anthony Flaccavento introduces readers  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Flaccavento
ISBN: 9780813167343 0813167345 9780813167596 0813167590
OCLC Number: 922632060
Description: x, 307 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction : Economic transitions in surprising places --
What's wrong with what we've got? Rising tides, trickle down, and other economic myths --
Renewing households and communities : from consumptive dependence to productive resilience --
Unleashing local living economies : from trickle-down problems to bottom-up solutions --
Building broadly based and durable prosperity : from concentrated wealth and widespread insecurity to worker ownership and community capital --
Taking sustainability to scale : from a thousand flickers of light to networks of learning, doing, and change --
Rebuilding a meaningful public debate : from debilitating corporate media to energizing civic conversations --
Transforming politics from the bottom up : unleashing a community-based politics of engagement to overcome the lobbyists and moneyed elites --
Conclusion : Creating a new story, from the bottom up.
Series Title: Culture of the land.
Responsibility: Anthony Flaccavento ; foreword by Bill McKibben, University Press of Kentucky.

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