(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2014)

Document title

Ten square miles surrounded by reality? materialising alternative economies using local currencies

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

NORTH P. (1) ;
(1) Dept. of Geography and Planning, Univ., Liverpool, ROYAUME-UNI


Based on fieldwork in the United States, the United Kingdom and Germany, this article discusses the capacity of activists to create alternative forms of currency that communicate the organisers’ visions of a localised economy, before examining material practices: for whom do the currencies work, and who struggles to use them? It argues that economic actors in similar positions respond to the same stimuli in different ways, and local business owners and activists can form productive alli-ances to develop their shared project


Article of periodic

published at : Antipode / ISSN 0066-4812

Editor : Blackwell, Oxford - ROYAUME-UNI (1969)

Millesime : 2014, vol. 46, no1 [pp. 246-265]

Bibliographic references : 2 p.

Collation : 2 ill.



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Go to electronic document thanks to its DOI : doi:10.1111/anti.12039

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