Category:Community Economics

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This category is mainly about the economics of living in intentional community. It touches on monastic life as well as modern intentional communities.

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Note that we have a broader page about Category: Community as a general concept, while this section is more narrowly focused on the economic life of intentional communities. It is mostly indebted to the extraordinary work of the researcher Allen Butcher.

The communities covered here, could be considered as communities that manage 'closed' shared resources, i.e. commons that belong to the community itself, or the institution that represents it.

The Category: Commons Economics covers the economics of whole societies and how they manage and regulate the commons within it, as well as considering the society as a whole as a commons.

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