participatory DEMOCRACY – citizens’ assembly – egalitarian representation -random conventions – epistemic practices

contents selection, participation, representationparticipation - debate, deliberationcollective intentionality - researchreal existing democracy selection/participation/representation swiki/sortition - In governance, sortition (also known as selection by lottery, selection by lot, allotment, demarchy, stochocracy, aleatoric democracy and lottocracy) is the selection of political officials as a random sample from a larger pool of candidates.[1] Sortition is generally used for … Continue reading participatory DEMOCRACY – citizens’ assembly – egalitarian representation -random conventions – epistemic practices

Viviana A. Zelizer – sociology of money

Viviana A. Zelizer is the Lloyd Cotsen ’50 Professor of Sociology at Princeton University. She is the author of The Purchase of Intimacy, Pricing the Priceless Child, Economic Lives, Morals and Markets and more see google scholar sociology.princeton.edu/ viviana-zelizer amazon.com goodreads lareviewofbooks.org/ 2017 A Dollar Is a Dollar Is Not a Dollar: Unmasking the Social and Moral Meanings of Money … Continue reading Viviana A. Zelizer – sociology of money

Bruce Carruthers

https://sociology.northwestern.edu/people/faculty/core/bruce-carruthers.html https://www.kellogg.northwestern.edu/trust-project/contributors/bruce-carruthers.aspx https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=fn_HkfUAAAAJ&hl=en This book offers a fresh and uniquely sociological perspective on money and credit. As basic economic institutions, money and credit are easy to overlook when they work well. When they malfunction, as they did in the new millennium’s global financial crisis, their importance becomes obvious and demands further investigation. Bruce Carruthers and … Continue reading Bruce Carruthers

DeGrowth – Décroissance for Xmas anyone?

degrowth updates here Décroissance, or degrowth, is a story of hope amidst adversity. Just like Xmas. Born of the adversities of a poisoned and plundered planet, degrowthers say "No! No More! Let's get out of the Old National Market Hall of Sickly Scarcity and into the New Global Banquet Hall of Happy Abundance... Yes, contrary … Continue reading DeGrowth – Décroissance for Xmas anyone?

Nigel Dodd

NIGEL DODD  twitter The Social Life of Money  2014  book review by Philipp Degens Nigel Dodd’s The Social Life of Money is an original and comprehensive contribution ... It is a must-read for any scholar interested in the topic as it helps to better understand the nature of money –or, of monies. Also, surely many … Continue reading Nigel Dodd