By Manuel Castells
This ebook examines the blossoming of cutting edge new experiments in organizing paintings and existence that emerged within the wake of the monetary concern: cooperatives, barter networks, moral banking, neighborhood currencies, shared time banks, team spirit networks, sharing of products, non-monetary transactions, etc., experiments that cleared the path for the emergence of a sharing economic system in all domain names of job orientated towards the pride of human wishes. different ideas incorporated the production of cryptographic digital currencies, epitomized through bitcoin, which combined a libertarian, entrepreneurial spirit with details expertise to supply an alternative choice to ordinary different types of forex. at the foundation of a cross-cultural research of different financial practices, this booklet develops a huge theoretical argument: that the financial system, as a human perform, is formed via tradition, and that the variety of cultures, as printed in a time of obstacle, implies the opportunity of various economies reckoning on the values and gear kinfolk that outline fiscal associations.
This publication should be of serious curiosity to scholars and students in sociology, economics and the social sciences more often than not, and to somebody who needs to appreciate how our societies and economies are altering today.
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Another Economy is Possible: Culture and Economy in a Time of Crisis by Manuel Castells