Browsing through books: 5 books about economic relations

This is a post with five brief reviews of books that I consider to explore economic relations, one way or another.

Browsing through books: The Mandibles: A family 2029-2047 by Lionel Shriver (2016)

My Browsing through books series is about books that I read or skim for research. This time I review a piece of (speculative) economic fiction by Lionel Shriver: The Mandibles: A family 2029-2047. This book is a deeply humane story about lives in the times of fiscal policy gone terribly wrong. Now, this has been or is … Continue reading Browsing through books: The Mandibles: A family 2029-2047 by Lionel Shriver (2016)

Degrowth, it’s time to get real – Reflections on the importance of everyday encounters

Although politicians say they want solutions, they don’t need them as much as they need opening up disagreements.

Compiled table of the diverse economy

I am a member of the Community Economies Research Network (CERN) that has emerged thanks to the groundbreaking work of J.K. Gibson-Graham. I remember reading their book The End of Capitalism (As We Knew It): A Feminist Critique of Political Economy and feeling like I had arrived home. Often when I present my research, I … Continue reading Compiled table of the diverse economy