Background Lit

The following titles are a small selection. It is beyond the scope of this project to present more than just a few examples. Most of these sources are available in other languages too.

  • Coraggio, J. L. (2004). La Gente o el Capital: Desarrollo local y Economía del Trabajo. Buenos Aires: Espacio.
  • Fantacci, Luca (2005). La moneta: Storia di un’istituzione mancata. Venezia: Marsilio.
  • Gershuny, J. (2000). Changing Times: Work and Leisure in Postindustrial Society. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Gesell, S. (1998). Die natürliche Wirtschaftsordnung durch Freiland und Freigeld (4. edition ed.). Lütjenburg: Fachverlag für Sozialökonomie.
  • Gibson-Graham, J. K. (1996). The End of Capitalism (as We Knew It): A Feminist Critique of Political Economy. Oxford: Blackwell.
  • Illich, I. (1982). Vom Recht auf Gemeinheit. Hamburg: Rowohlt.
  • Jacobs, J. (1985). Cities and the Wealth of Nations: Principles of economic Life. New York: Vintage Books.
  • Mauss, M. (2007). Essai sur le don : Forme et raison de l’échange dans les sociétés archaïques. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France – PUF
  • Owen, R. T. (1993). The Life of Robert Owen written by himself. Selected works of Robert Owen. In G. Claeys (Ed.). London:
  • Polanyi, K. (1978). The great Transformation: Political and Economic Origins of Our Time. Boston, Mass.: Beacon Press
  • Riegel, E. C. (1944). Private enterprise money: A non-political money system. New York:
  • Robbins, J. & Akin, D. (1999). An introduction to melanesian currencies: Agency, identity, and social reproduction. In J. Robbins & D. Akin (Eds.), Money and modernity. State and local
  • currencies in melanesia (pp. 1-40). Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press.
  • Schumacher, E. F. (1974). Small is beautiful: A study of economics as if people mattered. London: Abacus
  • Simmel, G. (2000). Philosophie des Geldes. Köln:
  • Warren, J. (1863). True Civilization. Boston, Mass.:(Reprinted by Burt Franklin, New York, 1967)
  • Warren, J. (1852). Equitable Commerce: A new Development of Principles. New York:
  • Zelizer, V. (1994). The social meaning of money. New York: BasicBooks