By Dr Kyriacou Corinne,Dr Collom Ed,Judith N, Dr Lasker
Equal Time, equivalent price is the 1st systematic research of Time Banking within the usa. Drawing upon designated case reviews and utilising a mixture of qualitative and quantitative facts this ebook explores the most well-liked form of what has been referred to as 'community currencies', during which localized structures in keeping with time or buck equivalents act because the medium of trade. As such, it bargains wealthy insights into the problem awarded by way of Time Banking to either the normal social carrier and fiscal types, throughout the production of an atmosphere of reciprocity within which everyone's paintings has equivalent value.
Locating Time Banking in the context of group currencies extra usually and investigating the actual features which are imperative to the construction of optimistic results, equivalent Time, equivalent worth examines the organizational features of Time Banks, in addition to the motivations of individuals, varieties and styles of exchanges, and the results on individuals of Time financial institution participation within the USA.
A well timed and specific exploration of trade platforms at a time of emerging unemployment and declining self belief in international fiscal constructions, this ebook will attract sociologists, cultural geographers and anthropologists with pursuits in social routine, the sociology of labor, well-being advertising and coverage, inequality and questions of the production of group and sustainability.
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Equal Time, Equal Value: Community Currencies and Time Banking in the US by Dr Kyriacou Corinne,Dr Collom Ed,Judith N, Dr Lasker