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    The transformative capacity of the commons and commoning


    Ryan, Anne B. (2013) The transformative capacity of the commons and commoning. In: Alternatives for Transformation Conference, 9th March 2013, National University of Ireland Maynooth. (Unpublished)

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    Abstract

    This paper treats the commons and commoning as transformative practices, since they involve democratic self-organisation for the collective management of resources. Commoning is also treated as an expression of social power and the paper considers the relationship of commoning to Wright’s transformative logics of symbiotic and interstitial strategies. The role of the state is and its capacity to support and promote commoning in interstitial and symbiotic forms is also considered.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Additional Information: This paper provided the source material underpinning a workshop on the commons and commoning, presented as part of the Alternatives for Transformation Conference, March 2013, NUIM
    Keywords: Commons; commoning; aspirational commons; common-pool resources; social power; symbiotic; interstitial; state and commons; transformation; resources; self-organisation; democracy; ecology;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > Adult and Community Education
    Item ID: 4955
    Depositing User: Anne B. Ryan
    Date Deposited: 14 May 2014 10:48
    Refereed: Yes
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