Ellen Friedman has shared this list of educational materials. Thanks, Ellen!
Links to peer-to-peer (p2p) and Commons Organizations
|p2p Foundation||Leading thought and collaboration site in all things p2p|
|Commons Transition||Policy proposals and ideas to implement a Social Knowledge Economy|
|On the Commons||A commons movement strategy center founded in 2001|
|Commons Strategies Group||A partnership to help advance the commons as a paradigm in diverse settings — both in theory and practice|
|CommonSpark||empowering sharing communities to reclaim and create commons|
We have left the ubiquitous Amazon link off these listings because we want to encourage you to find them at your local independent bookstore, which you can find here.
|Ostrom, Elinor, Governing the Commons : The Evolution of Institutions for Collective Action (Political Economy of Institutions and Decisions)||Elinor Ostrom pioneered studies in managing commons, and as a result of her work was awarded the Nobel Prize for Economics in 2009.|
|Benkler, Yoki, The Wealth of Networks: How Social Production Transforms Markets and Freedom||In this book, Yoki Benkler develops a comprehensive social theory of the Internet and the networked information economy|
|Klein, Naomi, This Changes Everything||In this tour de force, Naomi Klein demonstrates how enclosure of commons in a capitalistic framework has provided the world with globe-threatening crises and how we can use this to create a more humane world|
|CommonsFilm||A documentary film about communities re-asserting sustainable futures using consensus, equity and shared resources – ancient Commons principles|