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A non-patriarchal economy is possible : looking at solidarity economy from different cultural facets

Benjamin R. Quiñones, Jr., Alfonso Cotera Fretel, Pierre W. Johnson, Emily Kawano, Tara Delille, Marcos Arruda, abril 2009

This is an unusual, innovative booklet that brings together four different cultural approaches to a Responsible, Plural, Solidarity Economy (RPSE). The essays span four continents and summarize diverse realities within each continent.

The booklet is being published at a time of financial crisis in the world of capital, while other crises are being fuelled by the global culture of consumerism, wasteful production, depletion of nonrenewable resources and destruction of ecosystems and biomes. It signals that another economy is possible and is already taking shape in myriads of innovative communities of people who believe in the comprehensive intelligence of the human being.