Cooperative Governance: One Pathway to a Stable-state Economy

Liam Phelan
Jeffrey McGee
Rhyall Gordon

In a context of climate change, this paper uses J.K. Gibson-Graham's concept of a community economy to develop new economic possibilities outside of the growth model. We argue that cooperatives offer a significant transformative opportunity to resocialise and repoliticise economies away from the economic growth imperative.

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Phelan, L., J. McGee and R. Gordon. 2012. Cooperative governance: One pathway to a stable-state economy, Environmental Politics, 21 (3), 412-431.