The Resource Rethinking money : how new currencies turn scarcity into prosperity, Bernard Lietaer and Jacqui Dunne, (electronic resource)

Rethinking money : how new currencies turn scarcity into prosperity, Bernard Lietaer and Jacqui Dunne, (electronic resource)

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Rethinking money : how new currencies turn scarcity into prosperity
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Rethinking money
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how new currencies turn scarcity into prosperity
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Bernard Lietaer and Jacqui Dunne
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eng
Summary
"As the United States struggles and the economies of Europe stagger, we fail to see a way out of this agonizing cycle of repeated financial meltdowns. In fact, there are thousands of ways to solve not only our recurring fiscal crises but our ongoing social and ecological debacles as well. Solutions are already in place where terrible problems once existed. The changes came about not through increased conventional taxation, enlightened self-interest, or government programs but by people simply rethinking the concept of money. With this restructuring, everything changes. In this visionary book, Bernard Lietaer and Jacqui Dunne explore the origins of our current monetary system--built on bank debt and scarcity--revealing the surprising and sometimes shocking ways its unconscious limitations give rise to so many serious problems. But there is hope. The authors present stories of ordinary people and their communities using new money, working in cooperation with national currencies, to strengthen local economies, create work, beautify cities, and provide education--and so much more is possible. These real-world examples are just the tip of the iceberg--over 4,000 cooperative currencies are already in existence. The book provides remedies for challenges faced by governments, businesses, nonprofits, local communities, and even banks. It demystifies a complex and critically important topic and will strike a deep chord with readers eager to find innovative, meaningful solutions that will do far more than restore prosperity--it will provide the framework for an era of sustainable abundance"--Provided by publisher
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E7B
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332.4
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illustrations
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index present
LC call number
HG221
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.L536 2013eb
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non fiction
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  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Rethinking money : how new currencies turn scarcity into prosperity, Bernard Lietaer and Jacqui Dunne, (electronic resource)
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Rethinking money : how new currencies turn scarcity into prosperity, Bernard Lietaer and Jacqui Dunne, (electronic resource)
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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multicolored
Contents
I. Scarcity. The failure of money: the competitive society -- The myth of money: what it really is -- A fate worse than debt: interest's hidden consequences -- II. Prosperity. The flying fish: a new perspective on money -- The future has arrived but isn't evenly distributed -- yet! -- Strategies for banking -- Strategies for business and entrepreneurs -- Strategies for governments -- Strategies for NGOs -- III. Rethinking money. Truth and consequences: lessons learned -- Governance and we, the citizens: an ancient future? -- Our available future: the cooperative society -- Rethinking money: from scarcity to sustainable abundance
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1st ed.
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1 online resource (xi, 265 p. :)
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online
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9781609941109
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(electronic bk.)
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