A new book on the commons has been published in Germany.
An anthology of essays with the title „Who Owns the World? The Rediscovery of the Commons“, has now been published by oekom Verlag in Berlin. (German title: „Wem gehört die Welt – Zur Wiederentdeckung der Gemeingüter“.) The list of authors includes Elinor Ostrom, Richard Stallman, Sunita Narain, Pat Mooney and many others.
The editor Silke Helfrich also blogs about the commons at www.commonsblog.de (all contributions in German). Another international book on the commons was published in 2009: „Understanding Knowledge as a Commons: From Theory to Practice“, by Charlotte Hess and Elinor Ostrom. More information can be found at MIT Press. (Source: www.onthecommons.org).
For more information in German, visit www.oekom.de.