Political Economy

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Free, Fair and Alive

The Insurgent Power of the Commons

From co-housing and agroecology to fisheries and open-source everything, people around the world are increasingly turning to ‘commoning’ to emancipate themselves from a predatory … 448 View
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Introduction

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In the introduction, the authors frame current modern challenges such as climate change and social inequity as issues that can be effectively addressed through a lens of the commons, which they … 9 $0.90 Add
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Commons and Commoning

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In the first chapter, the authors argue first that large-scale cooperation is possible for humans, and that commoning, our capacity to self-organize and help each other through creation of … 16 $1.60 Add
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The OntoShift to the Commons

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In the second chapter, the authors dig into the question of why commons have been so ignored in the modern era, despite their long history, and suggest that a new ontological perspective is … 22 $2.20 Add
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Language and the Creation of Commons

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In this chapter, the authors begin with illustrating how language shapes our views of the world, and then argue that we need new language to begin the ontological shift necessary to appreciate … 40 $4.00 Add
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Introduction of Part II

The Triad of Commoning

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The introduction to the second part of the book explains that in the coming section, the authors set out to articulate a comprehensive framework, called the Triad, for commons and commoning. The … 8 $0.80 Add
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The Social Life of Commoning

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This chapter unpacks the first part of the Triad commons framework, the Social Life of Commoning. They propose that the socials aspects of commoning are rooted in patterns of cooperation, sharing … 17 $1.70 Add
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Peer Governance Through Commoning

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This chapter considers the second aspect of the Triad framework, Peer Governance through Commoning. They name and describe ten dynamics of Peer Governance usually present in effective commons, … 44 $4.40 Add
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Provisioning Through Commons

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This chapter is about the ten key patterns of production or provisioning in the Triad framework of the commons. They also explain the underlying goals of provisioning in a commons-oriented world … 35 $3.50 Add
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Introduction to Part III

Growing the Commonsverse

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This introduction to the third part takes stock of what the book has covered so far, and indicates that the third part will deal with the issue of how commons fit into the context of larger … 6 $0.60 Add
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Nine Myths About Basic Income

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Discusses the criticisms of basic income, including concerns about inflation and wage suppression, loss of public sector jobs, whether basic income really is a covert attack on the social safety … 24 $2.40 Add
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Rethinking Property

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The seventh chapter examines the relationship between property law and ideas of ownership and commons, and finds them to be largely incompatible. The authors propose ways to rethink property and … 29 $2.90 Add
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Relationalize Property

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Chapter eight explores pathways to relationalize property, beginning with a case study of a food cooperative store. They then make the case for relationalizing property. There are case studies … 45 $4.50 Add
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State Power and Commoning

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Chapter nine considers how commoning would progress if it were supported by the state in the form of governance and provisioning, and anticipates the challenges of doing so. It clarifies the … 34 $3.40 Add
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Take Commoning to Scale

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The final chapter addresses how commons can be scaled up, and why it is important to believe that commons have a significant contribution to make toward global change. The authors introduce the … 30 $3.00 Add
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Acknowledgments

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