Acknowledgments Rules for Radicals 1. Elinor Ostrom's Radical Life 2. The Commons: From Tragedy to Triumph 3. Climate Change, Ecology and Green Politics 4. Beyond Markets and States 5. Deep Democracy 6. Feminism and Intersectionality 7. Trust and Cooperation 8. Science for the People 9. Transforming Institutions 10. Conflict and Contestation Bibliography Resources for Change Index
Derek Wall is the author of six books including Economics After Capitalism (Pluto, 2015) and The Sustainable Economics of Elinor Ostrom (Routledge, 2014). He teaches Political Economy at Goldsmiths College, University of London and is International Coordinator of the Green Party of England and Wales.
'The UK's vote to leave the EU and the election of Donald Trump as US President are both signs that working people are rejecting the global economy. This makes the work of Elinor Ostrom, with its focus on common ownership and political empowerment, very timely' -- Molly Scott Cato, Green MEP for South West England 'An astute interpretative overview of Ostrom's far-ranging scholarship on the commons: inspiration and guidance for a new generation of commons thinkers and activists' -- David Bollier, author of Think Like a Commoner, and Director of the Reinventing the Commons Program at the Schumacher Center for a New Economics 'A fascinating insight into the only woman to win the Nobel Prize for economics. I thoroughly recommend this book to anyone interested in alternatives to the neoliberal consensus' -- Caroline Lucas, Co-Leader of the Green Party 'Elinor Ostrom's Rules for Radicals has given me food for thought and action' -- John McDonnell