Territories as Actors

An excerpt from Essai sur l’Oeconomie

by Pierre Calame, octobre 2009

Keywords : oeconomy - money - territory

Language : English

An agent is not necessarily an institution and the “territory” must not be reduced to local authorities. One is not born an agent ; one becomes it by creating a shared understanding, by basing trust on dialogue and by acquiring a vision of a common project. A prerequisite for doing so is to consider territory, not as a geographic space, but as a system of relations.

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