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This third year undergraduate course teaches the basics of development theory then introduces community economies as a form of postdevelopment theory and practice. The textbook is Take Back the Economy.
A resource kit on asset-based community and economic development by Jenny Cameron and Katherine Gibson.
Early draft of a documentary featuring interviews with three experts in alternative currencies: Bernard Lietaer, author of The Future of Money and longtime proponent of complementary currencies, Edgar Cahn, founder of Timebanks USA, and Paul Glover, founder of Ithaca Hours. Produced by the Community Economies Research Group in Western MA.
This short documentary shows how how the Diverse Economies Framework and Asset Based Community Development can be used to work with local residents to build community enterprises. It is based on the Shifting Focus resource kit (see above). The documentary features the fringe Brisbane suburb of Eagleby, and the Latrobe Valley in Victoria. The documentary can be viewed in two parts through YouTube (see below); or it can be ordered in CD format from Jenny.Cameron@newcastle.edu.au
This website offers training tools for people and organizations interested in developing local economies by: putting people first, building on local assets and strengths, forming new partnerships, experimenting with forming social enterprises, and extending networks of support. It includes new methods for analyzing local economies, group discussion starters with relevant key questions, practical workshop resources, and visual aids such as photos and video material for use in training workshops.