Co-operatives

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Humanizing the Economy

Co-operatives in the Age of Capital

At the close of the twentieth century, corporate capitalism extended its reach over the globe. While its defenders argue that globalization is the only way forward for modern, democratic … 305 View

Resilience Imperative

Cooperative Transitions to a Steady-state Economy

We find ourselves between a rock and a hot place compelled by the intertwining forces of peak oil and climate change to reinvent our economic life at a much more local and regional scale. The … ; 400 View

Think Like a Commoner

A Short Introduction to the Life of the Commons

The biggest "tragedy of the commons" is the misconception that commons are failures – relics from another era rendered unnecessary by the Market and State. Think Like a Commoner … 211 View
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Introduction

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It is a story about how a revolution in human society that began with the rise of democracy in politics continues to unfold as the democratic idea struggles to find its place in the world of … 7 $0.70 Add
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Introduction

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The point of this book is to gently dispel such prejudices and provide a short introduction to the commons. After encountering so much confusion about the commons over the years — and … 8 $0.80 Add
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The Grand Delusion

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Homo Economicus Industrialization and Social Defence 24 $2.40 Add
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The Rediscovery of the Commons

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The title of this chapter, “The Rediscovery of the Commons,” has a certain ironic edge because for hundreds of millions of people around the world, the commons has never gone away. It … 12 $1.20 Add
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The Tyranny of the “Tragedy” Myth

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For at least a generation, the very idea of the commons has been marginalized and dismissed as a misguided way to manage esources: the so-called tragedy of the commons. Over the past several … 15 $1.50 Add
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Co-Operation Italian Style

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The Fascist Repression Renaissance of the Italian Co-operatives 20 $2.00 Add
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Enclosure and the Commons

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What happens when markets become so powerful that they disrupt natural ecosystems, reorder how people conduct their lives and claim ownership of life-forms? It is sometimes difficult to step … 17 $1.70 Add
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Enclosures of Public Spaces and Infrastructure

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The city is one of the most fiercely contested arenas for market enclosures. Public squares, parks, walkways, sports arenas and the very face and identity of a city are being taken over by a cozy … 10 $1.00 Add
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The Emilian Model and the Socialization of Capital

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The Rise of Regions The Emilian Model 16 $1.60 Add
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Enclosures of Knowledge and Culture

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Copyright and trademark law — with help from new types of “technological locks” that encrypt DVDs and ebooks — are privatizing more and more of our shared culture so that … 14 $1.40 Add
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Social Co-ops and Social Care

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On Civil Society and the Social Economy On Reciprocity Social Co-operatives The Case for Co-op Approach to Social Care Beyond Defensiveness Creating a Social Marker 32 $3.20 Add
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Japan

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Product Labeling and Advocacy Workers’ Collective Movement Health and Happiness Elder Care 21 $2.10 Add