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Reclaiming the Commons

Community Farms and Forests in a New England Town

by Brian Donahue

  • 361 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Conservation of the environment,
  • Management of land & natural resources,
  • Rural communities,
  • Political Science,
  • Environmental Studies,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Northeastern & North Atlantic states,
  • USA,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Public Policy - City Planning & Urban Dev.,
  • Science / Environmental Science,
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General,
  • Sociology - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9757890M
    ISBN 100300089120
    ISBN 109780300089127
    OCLC/WorldCa46847575

    The Wealth of the Commons brings together the most vibrant strands of this burgeoning international work into a single volume, revealing the significant potential of the commons as a new force in politics, economics and culture. The Heinrich Böll Foundation in Germany has been an indispensable partner in the conception and development of the. Reclaiming the Commons presents the history of the struggle to defend biodiversity and traditional practices against corporate biopiracy and details efforts to realize legal rights for Mother Earth.

    Reclaiming the Urban Commons argues this change begins with a deeper understanding of and connection with the food we produce and consume. This book is a critical reflection on the past and the present of urban food growing in Australia, as well as a map and a passionate rallying call to a better future as an urbanised species. Whose Common Future: Reclaiming the Commons by Ecologist Magazine Staff A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.

    This collection of essays, drawn from excerpts in Commons Magazine, is intended to improve our understanding of the “commons” and “placemaking” movements that aim to restore a sense of place in communities, while promoting public space and ng on community assets, these movements promote an integrated approach to urban planning that seeks to . Reclaiming History: The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy is a book by attorney Vincent Bugliosi that analyzes the events surrounding the assassination of United States President John F. Kennedy, focusing on the lives of Lee Harvey Oswald and Jack drew from many sources, including the Warren si argues that the Warren Author: Vincent Bugliosi.


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Readers will be inspired by the book's vision of reviving the commons ethos of empathy and mutual respect. Get this from a library. Capitalism a guide to reclaiming the commons.

[Peter Barnes] -- "The commons - those creations of nature and society we inherit together and must preserve for our children - is under siege. Our current version of capitalism - the corporate, globalized version For example, Peter Barnes’ Capitalism A Guide to Reclaiming the Commons describes a number of new property rights, birthrights, and institutions that would enlarge the commons sector and then outlines specific steps that people could take to help build and nurture the commons.

Reclaiming the Commons. The spirit they share is a radical reclaiming of the commons. As our communal spaces—town squares, streets, schools, farms, plants—are displaced by the ballooning marketplace, a spirit of resistance is taking hold around the world. People are reclaiming bits of nature and of culture, and saying ‘this is going.

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Capitalism A Guide to Reclaiming the Commons by Peter Barnes at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : Reclaiming the Commons: In Defense of Biodiversity and Traditional Knowledge lays out the scientific, legal, political, and cultural struggle to defend the sovereignty of biodiversity and indigenous knowledge.

Corporate war on nature and people through patents and corporate Intellectual Property Rights has unleashed an epidemic of biopiracy resulting in important legal.

In her new book, Reclaiming the Commons, Vandana argues that “the commons”, the shared assets of community—air water, wildlife—form a social safety net for the poor, and provide the essential foundation stone for dignified, democratized, :   In Reclaiming the Commons for the Common Good, Canadian author and activist Heather Menzies examines the idea of commons, the traditional ways of communities sharing land and other goods for collective benefit.

The book is divided into two sections: reflections on how a trip to her ancestral land of Scotland (and other experiences) made the 5/5. Reclaiming the Commons for the Common Good is an admirable, even noble, vision, and expresses very eloquently what will have to be done if humanity is to escape the current race towards disaster.

There’s more than a little irony in the fact that it is the indigenous people all over the world who are at the forefront of the struggle to rescue us from the fate that the most.

Reclaiming the Atmospheric Commons is a compelling, norms-based account of policy change that should be read by anyone interested in creating effective policy instruments that combat climate change and provide positive benefits for the broader public.

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Some 12 years after the book was written by Peter Barnes, the urgency of Barnes vision is stronger and more relevant than ever. As the clock ticks, not only is Capitalism widening inequality, destroying the natural world, devouring our natural resources, poisoning our planet, causing the current sixth mass extinction event, and making us miserable in a material /5.

An engaging memoir of personal and political discovery, Reclaiming the Commons for the Common Good combines moving reflections on our common heritage with a contemporary call to action, individually and collectively, locally and globally.

Readers will be inspired by the book's vision of reviving the commons ethos of empathy and mutual respect /5(3). Digital Commons @ Georgia Law Popular Media Faculty Scholarship Book Review: Reclaiming History: The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy () Donald E. Wilkes Jr. University of Georgia School of Law, [email protected] This Article is brought to you for free and open access by the Faculty Scholarship at Digital Commons @ Georgia Law.

Reclaiming the Commons for the Common Good A Memoir & Manifesto (Paperback): Menzies, Heather: Commoning was a way of life for most of our ancestors.

In Reclaiming the Commons for the Common Good, author Heather Menzies journeys to her roots in the Scottish Highlands, where her family lived in direct relation with the land since before recorded time. Reclaiming the Commons for the Common Good A Memoir & Manifesto (Book): Menzies, Heather: Commoning was a way of life for most of our ancestors.

In Reclaiming the Commons for the Common Good, author Heather Menzies journeys to her roots in the Scottish Highlands, where her family lived in direct relation with the land since before recorded time.RGGI, by contrast, directed virtually all emissions auction revenues to programs benefiting the public at large.

By reframing the issue in terms of public benefits, environmental advocates emphasized the public ownership of the atmospheric commons and private corporations’ responsibility to pay for their use of by: 7.This book draws together lively debates from the new economics of transition, commons and well-being, consumerism, and the emerging role of mindfulness in popular culture.

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