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In the wake of economic and planetary crises, more and more people are reconsidering their role in the economy and wondering what they can do to make it work better for people and the planet. The book, Take Back the Economy, explores what we can do right now, in our own communities, to make a difference. This website is based on the book and includes:

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In the wake of economic crisis on a global scale, more and more people are reconsidering their role in the economy and wondering what they can do to make it work better for humanity and the planet. In this innovative book, J. K. Gibson-Graham, Jenny Cameron, and Stephen Healy contribute complex understandings of economics in practical terms: what can we do right now, in our own communities, to make a difference?

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This section is a work-in-progress with examples of how Take Back the Economy is being used by activists and groups. Please send us your stories of how you are using it, and any examples of work you can share.

The Catalyst Centre, Deborah Konecny. Deborah has written about her response to reading the first chapters, and her thoughts about how it could be used in conversations and popular education, 

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This section is a work-in-progress with examples of how Take Back the Economy is being used in undergraduate teaching.  Please send us your stories of how you are using it, and any examples of student work you can share.

Dr Cecilia Rio from Towson University, Maryland has used the work from the Community Economies Collective, which underpins Take Back the Economy, in a project in which students collaborated with B-More: Baltimore and

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