Our Common Wealth: The Hidden Economy that Makes Everything Work.

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Our Common Wealth is an absolute joy to read. Jonathan Rowe insightfully articulates feelings held deep within many of us that an essential part of our human experience is being co-opted and stolen. Rowe discusses why such feelings exist as well as actions that can regain these pieces of our humanity.

Linking Social and Ecological Systems: Management Practices and Social Mechanisms for Building Resilience

As we move into uncertain ecological times, resilience is a critical concept, one that we should be managing toward. In particular, it will be important to understand how human societies can contribute to or undermine resilience. I skimmed this book which basically chronicles different social mechanisms for managing the commons.