|By (author):||Bollier, David|
|Subject:||BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Development / Sustainable Development|
|BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General|
|PHILOSOPHY / Social|
|Publisher:||New Society Publishers|
|Size:||8.50in x 5.50in x 0.38in|
|From The Publisher*|
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 dispels such prejudices by explaining the rich history and promising future of the commons - an ageless paradigm of cooperation and fairness that is re-making our world.
With graceful prose and dozens of fascinating stories, Bollier describes the quiet revolution that is pioneering practical forms of self-governance and production controlled by people themselves. Think Like a Commoner explains how the commons:
We have a choice: Ignore the commons and suffer the ongoing private plunder of our common wealth. Or Think Like a Commoner and learn how to rebuild our society and reclaim our shared inheritance. This accessible, comprehensive introduction to the commons will surprise and enlighten you, and provoke you to action.