In the ten years since the devastating Canterbury earthquakes resulted in 80 per cent of the buildings in central Ōtautahi Christchurch being demolished, a charitable trust has supported more than 700 projects focused on place-making and urban wellbeing.
The work of Life in Vacant Spaces (LiVS) is being celebrated with…
There is a strong theme of community economies running through this year’s documenta fifteen in the City of Kassel (in Germany), and this has been brought to the fore through the contribution of the Rural School of Economies, an initiative being run by Kathrin Böhm from the Community Economies Institute and Wapke Feenstra from…
Community Economies Research Network (CERN) members are among the contributors to a new encyclopedia on the social and solidarity economy, with Caroline Shenaz Hossein part of the editorial team.
Hossein says “I was one of the many editors, with Dr Ilcheong Yi and his awesome team, and I am so proud that so many feminists, Global South and Black scholars are cited here in a book on the social and solidarity economy.”…
Andrew Zitcer’s recent book, Practicing Cooperation: Mutual Aid Beyond Capitalism, draws on his experiences with food, health-care and arts cooperatives to explore the central question of what makes cooperatives ethical, effective and sustainable.
Zitcer says “This book walks that fine line of searching for the…
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Here you'll find links to encyclopedia and handbook entries about diverse and community economies that can be used for teaching. Scroll down to find links to other relevant encyclopedias and handbooks. If the links take you to a pre-publication version, please contact the authors for information on the published versions.
ENTRIES ABOUT DIVERSE AND COMMUNITY ECONOMIES (in reverse chronological order).