Commoning #9: That reminds me

In this end-of-the-year episode, Courtney, Mike, Michael and Stefan sat down to recap the year, talking about their favorite reads and favorite listens, fieldwork done and not done, and interesting work done on non-traditional commons.


Chambers, J. M., et al. (2021). Six modes of co-production for sustainability. Nature Sustainability, 4(11), 983–996.

Christakis, N. A. (2019). Blueprint: The evolutionary origins of a good society. Hachette UK.

Epstein, D. (2019). Range: How Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World. Penguin Random House.

Freeth, R., and Caniglia, G. (2020). Learning to collaborate while collaborating: advancing interdisciplinary sustainability research. Sustainability Science, 15(1), 247–261.

Gorski, P. S. (2013). “What is Critical Realism? And Why Should You Care?” Contemporary Sociology, 42(5), 658–670.

Gottlieb, L. (2019). Maybe you should talk to someone. Manjul Publishing.

Kearns, F. (2021). Getting to the Heart of Science Communication: A Guide to Effective Engagement. Island Press.

Mott, J. (2021). Hell of a Book: A Novel. Penguin.

York, A. M., et al. (2021). Integrating institutional approaches and decision science to address climate change: a multi-level collective action research agenda. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 52, 19–26.


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