Women and the Gift Economy: A Radically Difference Worldview is Possible

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Genevieve Vaughan
Inanna Publications and Education, 2007 - Social Science - 388 pages
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Women and the Gift Economy: A Radically Different Worldview is Possible is an attempt to respond to the need for deep and lasting social change in an epoch of dangerous crisis for all humans, cultures, and the planet. Featuring articles by well-known feminist activists and academics, this book points to ways to re-create the connections, which have been severed, between the gift economy, women, and the economies of Indigenous peoples, and to bring forward the gift paradigm as an approach to liberate us from the worldview of the market that is destroying life on the planet. Shifting to a gift paradigm can give us the radically different worldview which will make another, better, world possible.

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Contents

The Gift Economy Past and Present
25
Living in Community
41
From Patriarchal WomanBlaming to
50
Copyright

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About the author (2007)

Genevieve Vaughan is an activist and a feminist theorist, and the Director of the Foundation for a Compassionate Society.

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