Books tagged: commons

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Welcome to Wynott: Rethinking the Way We've Always Done Things
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,050. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
With a light touch and a lot of humor, Ray Harris applies fresh thinking to existing systems and structures, and creates a blueprint for a new American urban community, called “Wynott.” Whether an inner-city neighborhood, an aging suburb, or a small town, Wynott can exist in any place where enough people agree to try something different, and commit to making it work.
The P2P Mode of Production
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Price: Free! Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013 by Level Translation. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics / theory
Big industries have given us an ever-greater capacity to communicate and to produce goods. But, the more we use this capacity, the less we need big industries. This has thrown whole sectors of the economy into crisis. The answer to the crisis is understanding that knowledge is the new secret to success -- not secretive, proprietary knowledge, but knowledge that is shared openly in the commons.
Atlas Sulks
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,570. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
ATLAS SULKS addresses the issue of the privatization of the Commons, in this case the Airwaves which belong to the American People. With a satirical look at right wing Talk Radio and Ayn Randian philosophy, the story shows how self entitled individuals can take the nation’s resources as their own possessions. If they aren’t deterred, they’ll reap unaccountable wealth, and amass even more power.
University of Chicago Law Review: Volume 80, Number 3 - Summer 2013
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 248,950. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
The University of Chicago Law Review's 3rd issue of 2013 features articles & essays from internationally recognized legal and policy scholars, as well as extensive student research on cutting-edge topics. Main topics considered are tort law (Shahar Dillbary), litigation flood (Marin Levy), constitutionality (Richard Primus), nudges and defaults (Lauren Willis), and the "commons" (Yochai Benkler).