Episode 6: Collective Action and co-managing the commons
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Music featured in this episode:
- Intro “R U Well” and “Lay it on me” by Best Fern
- Outro “Plans fall through” by Alexia Avina
- Back from the Brink, Life Underwater, The Last Fisherman, by K. La Luna for the Radical Oceans Futures Project
- Various sound effects and royalty free music include “Piano, Bach Fantasia” by InspectorJ, and “Plucky Walk,” “Bright Future,” and “On a Positive Note” found on SoundsCrate.
Some works by Dr. Amy Poteete
- Remember that book we spoke about? She co-wrote Working Together: Collective Action, the Commons, and Multiple Methods in Practice (2010) with Marco Janssen and “Lin” Ostrom.
- You can read more about elephants migrating to Botswana in a recent article in Quartz.
Some works by Kathryn McCamant
- She’s the president of CoHousing Solutions, where she runs the 500 Communities Program.
- She co-authored THE book on cohousing with Charles Durrett, entitled Creating Cohousing: Building Sustainable Communities (2011).
Other ways of building collaboratively: BauGruppen in Germany
- Here’s an article in The Conversation that walks us through the concept and applications in Germany.
Check out various cohousing networks
- United States: the Cohousing Association of the United States.
- Canada: the Canadian Cohousing Network.
- United Kingdom: the UK Cohousing Network.
- Check out this nice Tedx talk by Grace Kim from Vancouver, British-Columbia, Canada.
We gushed about Elinor Ostrom in Episode 3, part 2, and posted a bunch of videos featuring her speaking on these issues back then. You can check it out here (scroll to the end of the post).