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Adler, P. and Heckscher, C. Towards Collaborative Community. Chapter 1, draft of: Corporation as a Collaborative Community. URL: Retrieved June 20, 2011

Aguiton, C. and Cardon, D. 2007. The strength of Weak Cooperation. Communication & Strategies, No. 65, 1st Quarter 2007. Excerpt on the thesis: Contemporary Individualization is Relational, via: Retrieved June 20, 2011

Arias, E. , Eden, H. et al. 2000. Transcending the Individual Human Mind. Creating Shared Understanding through Collaborative Design. ToCHI submission. URL: . Retrieved June 20, 2011

Atlee, Tom. 2009, Strategic synergy between individual and collective. Tom Atlee's Posterous, October 14, 2009. URL: Retrieved June 20, 2011

Bar-Yam, Y. 2002. Complexity Rising: From Human Beings to Human Civilization, a Complexity Profile. Reproduced from: Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS, Oxford, 2002). URL: Retrieved June 20, 2011

Bauwens, M. 2006. Introduction on Individuality, Relationality, and Collectivity. P2P Foundation Wiki. URL:,_Relationality,_and_Collectivity. Retrieved June 20, 2011.

Bauwens, M. 2006. Peer production in an integral and intersubjective framework. Integral World, 2006. Originally written for the Conference of the Association for Critical Realism. Tromse, 2006. URL: . Retrieved June 20, 2011

Bauwens, M. 2007. Passionate Production and the Happiness Surplus. International Conference. On “Happiness and Public Policy”. United Nations Conference Center (UNCC) Bangkok, Thailand. 18-19 July 2007. URL: . Retrieved June 20, 2011.

Bauwens, M. 2008. Peer to Peer | The New Relational Dynamic. Kosmos Journal. Spring | Summer 2008. Access via ToC:

Bauwens, M. with Arvidsson, A. and Peitersen, N. 2008. The Crisis of Value and the Ethical Economy. Journal of Futures Studies, May 2008, 12(4): 9 – 20. URL: Retrieved June 20, 2011.

Bauwens, M. with Father Vincent Rossi.. Dialogue on the Cyber-Sacred and the Relationship Between Technological and Spiritual Development. In Cybersociology. Issue Seven: Religion Online & Techno-Spiritualism. September 1999. Retrieved from

Bechler, R. 2009. Unselfish Individualism. Open Democracy, September 10, 2009. URL: Retrieved June 20, 2011.

Belden, D. 2009. A Collective Awakening? Buddhist Reflections on Copenhagen. Tikkun Daily, December 16th, 2009. URL: . Retrieved June 20, 2011. Contains excerpt from David Loy, “On the Relationship between Individual and Collective Awakening”. URL: Retrieved June 20, 2011.

Benkler, Y. and Nissenbaum, H. Commons-based Peer Production and Virtue. The Journal of Political Philosophy: Volume 14, Number 4, 2006, pp. 394–419. URL: Retrieved June 20, 2011.

Daniels, M. 2009. Perspectives and vectors in transpersonal development. Michael Daniels. Transpersonal Psychology Review, Vol 13, No. 1, 87-99. (April, 2009). Excerpt: The Difference between Descending Depth-Psychological vs. Relational-Participatory Extending Aprroach to Spirituality. URL: Retrieved June 20, 2011.

De Landa, M. n.d. Meshworks, Hierarchies, and Interfaces. Zero News Datapool. URL: . Retrieved June 20, 2011.

Deresiewicz, W. 2009. The End of Solitude. The Chronicle Review, January 30, 2009. URL: Retrieved June 20, 2011.

Fiske, Alan P. 1992. The Four Elementary Forms of Sociality: Framework for a Unified Theory of Social Relations. Psychological Review, 99:689-723

Fox, J. Virtue. 2008. The 'Commons', and all things computer. P2P Foundation Wiki. URL: Retrieved June 20, 2011.

Hartzog, P. 2007. Oneness, Nihilism, and the Multitude. P2P Foundation wiki, October 17, 2010. URL:,_Nihilism,_and_the_Multitude. Retrieved June 20, 2011.

Hopkins, J. 2007. In The Presence of Networks: A Meditation on the Architectures of Participation. Presentation for the Pixelache 2007 festival publication), Helsinki, 17 March 2007. Excerpt via: Retrieved June 20, 2011.

Jurgenson, N. 2011. Digital Dualism versus Augmented Reality. Cyborgology blog, February 24, 2011. URL: Retrieved June 20, 2011.

Lahood, G.A. 2010. Paradise Unbound. Relational Spirituality and other Heresies in New Age Transpersonalism. G. A. Lahood . Draft of paper submitted The International Journal of Transpersonal Studies. URL: Retrieved June 20, 2011.

Logan, R. 2009. The Suppressed Ideas of Kropotkin on Evolution . Trust is the only Currency blog, October 25, 2009. URL: Retrieved June 20, 2011.

Noubel, J.F. 2008. Collective Boddhisattvas.. Kosmos Journal, Spring 2008. URL: . Retrieved June 20, 2011. Excerpt: Creating Invisible Architectures for Collective Wisdom. URL: Retrieved June 20, 2011.

Olson, G. 2008. We Empathize, Therefore We Are: Toward A Moral Neuropolitics. Znet, January 18, 2008. URL: Retrieved June 20, 2011.

Penzin, A. The Soviets of the Multitude: On Collectivity and Collective Work: An Interview with Paolo Virno. Mediations, Vol. 25, No. 1, n.d. Excerpt, Paolo Virno on Collectivity and Individuality. URL: Retrieved June 20, 2011

Pollard, D. 2009. What It Means to Be Human: Being Covalent Instead of Ambivalent About Community. How To Save the World blog, August 13, 2009. URL: Retrieved June 20, 2011.

Pollard, D. 2007. The Dynamics of Social Networks. How To Save the World blog, July 26, 2007. URL: Retrieved June 20, 2011.

Postle, D. 2010. Honouring the Psychological Commons: Peer to Peer Networks and Post-Professional Psychopractice. AN eIPNOSIS REVIEW. March 8, 2010 URL = . Retrieved June 20, 2011.

Spivack, N. 2008. Towards Healthy Virtual Selves for Collective Groups. P2P Foundation Wiki, 1 November 2008. URL: Retrieved June 20, 2011.

Stewart, J. 2006. The Future Evolution of Consciousness. ECCO Working paper, 2006-10, version 1: November 24, 2006. URL: Retrieved June 20, 2011.

Whitworth, Brian and Alex. 2010. The social environment model: Small heroes and the evolution of human society. First Monday, Volume 15, Number 11 - 1 November 2010 URL = Retrieved June 20, 2011.

Zubizarreta, R. 2006. Primary vs Secondary Individual-Group Mentality. P2P Foundation Wiki, July 2, 2006. URL: Retrieved June 20, 2011.



3Tapscott Don et al. Wikinomics

  1. Christian Siefkes: From Exchange to Contributions: alternative proposal for an effort-sharing/task-auctioning based system of organizing the economy
  2. Brafman, Ori and Rod A. Beckstrom, The Starfish And the Spider: The Unstoppable Power of Leaderless Organizations, Portfolio, 2006.
  3. Chesbrough, Henry, Open Innovation — The New Imperative for Creating and Profiting from Technology, Harvard Business School Press, 2003.
  4. Li, Charlene and Josh Bernoff, Groundswell: Winning in a World Transformed by Social Technologies, Harvard Business School Press, 2008.
  5. Malone, Thomas W. et al, 1) Inventing the Organizations of the 21st Century, MIT Press, 2003; 2) Coordination Theory and Collaboration Technology, Erlbaum, 2001.
  6. Mulholland, Andy et al, 1) Mesh Collaboration, Evolved Technologist, 2008l 2) Mashup Corporations: The End of Business as Usual, Evolved Technologist, 2008.
  7. Thompson, Ken. Bioteams: on Bioteaming
  • The Mesh: Why the Future of Business is Sharing Lisa Gansky. Portfolio / Penguin Group, FALL 2010
  • What's Mine is Yours: The Rise of Collaborative Consumption, by Rachel Botsman and Roo Rogers (Fall, HarperCollins), 2010
  1. Hayes, Tom, Jump Point: How Network Culture is Revolutionizing Business, McGraw-Hill, 2008.
  2. Howe, Jeff, Crowdsourcing: Why the Power of the Crowd Is Driving the Future of Business, Crown Business, 2008.
  3. Kelly, Kevin, New Rules for the New Economy, Penguin, 1999.
  4. Fingar, Peter, and Ronald Aronica, Dot Cloud. Meghan-Kiffer Press, 2009.


  1. Chayko, M. 2002. How We Form Social Bonds and Communities in the Internet Age. Albany, New York: State University of New York Press.
  2. de Waal, F. 2009. The Age of Empathy: Nature's Lessons for a Kinder Society. Harmony Books.
  3. Fiske, Alan P. 1991a. Structures of Social Life: The Four Elementary Forms of Human Relations. New York: Free Press.
  4. Fox, j. 2007. Digital Virtues,, ID:1021109
  5. Himanen, P. 2002 The Hacker Ethic and the Spirit of the Information Age. Random House.
  6. Hjalmarson, J. and La Grou, J. 2008. Voices of the Virtual World: Participative Technology and the Ecclesial Revolution. Wikkiklesia Press.
  7. Henrich, Natalie and Joseph. 2007. Why Humans Cooperate: A Cultural and Evolutionary Explanation. Oxford University Press.
  8. Heron. j. 2006. Participatory Spirituality: A Farewell to Authoritarian Religion, Lulu Press.
  9. Kane, P. 2004.. The Play Ethic. A Manifesto for a different way of living. Macmillan.
  10. Keltner, D., Marsh J. et al. 2009. The Compassionate Instinct: The Science of Human Goodness, WW Norton.
  11. Kumar, S. You are Therefore I am: A Declaration of Dependence. Green Books, 2002
  12. Lo, A. 2008. Open collaboration. Lulu. URL = . Retrieved June 20, 2011.
  13. Rifkin, J. 2009. The Empathic Civilization: The Race to Global Consciousness. In A World In Crisis. New York: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin.
  14. Tomasello, M. 2009. Why We Cooperate. Boston Review Books.
  15. Turke, Sherry. 2010. Alone Together: Why We Expect More From Computers and Less From Each Other. Basic Books.
  16. Turow, J. and Tsui, L. Eds. 2008. The Hyperlinked Society: Questioning Connections in the Digital Age. Joseph #Turow and Lokman Tsui, Editors. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.
  17. Watts, D. 2003. Six Degrees: The Science of a Connected Age. Watts, Duncan. Norton Press.
  18. Vedro, S. 2007. Digital Dharma. A User’s Guide to Expanding Consciousness in the Infosphere. Steven R. Vedro. Quest Books.
  19. Wilkinson, P. and Pickett, K. 2009. The Spirit Level: Why Greater Equality Makes Societies Stronger. Bloomsbury Publishing, 2009
  20. Willson, M. 2006. Technically Together: Rethinking Community within Techno-Society. New York: Peter Lang Publishing.
  21. The Compassionate Instinct: The Science of Human Goodness, coedited by Dacher Keltner, Jason Marsh, and Jeremy Adam Smith (January, WW Norton), 2009
  22. Why We Cooperate, by Michael Tomasello (Boston Review Books), 2009
  23. The Age of Empathy: Nature's Lessons for a Kinder Society, by Frans de Waal (Harmony Books), 2009


  1. Smart Mobs. Howard Rheingold
  2. The Play Ethic. By Pat Kane.
  3. Hacker Ethic. Pekka Himanen.
  4. Knowing Knowledge. George Siemens.
  5. Open Culture and the Nature of Networks. Ed. by Felix Stalder.
  6. Slow Living. Wency Parkins and Geoffrey Craig.
  7. Understanding Knowledge as Commons. Eleanor Ostrom et al.
  8. James Boyle. The Public Domain: Enclosing the Commons of the Mind. [1]
  9. Sharing and the Creative Economy: Culture in the Internet Age. Philippe Aigrain, 2010.


  1. Herman Daly on Steady-State Economics
  2. Roger Douthwaite's Short Circuit, a blueprint for a community-based economy
  3. Thomas Princen explains why we need to evolve to a Logic of Sufficiency
  4. Peter Brown: The [[Commonwealth of Life]


  • Education in the Creative Economy: Knowledge and Learning in the Age of Innovation. Edited by Daniel Araya & Michael A. Peters. Peter Lang, 2010. Collection of essays with a sizeable number of essays concentrating on p2p thematics.
  1. Knowing Knowledge. By George Siemens. An exploration of participative learning.
  2. Everything is Miscellaneous. By David Weinberger. How we are changing the way we organize knowledge.
  3. The Edu-factory Collective (eds) (2009) Toward a Global Autonomous University. Cognitive Labor, The Production of Knowledge, and Exodus from the Education Factory. New York: Autonomedia, 2009 [2]
  4. Wikiworld: Political Economy of Digital Literacy, and the Road from Social to Socialist Media. Juha Suoranta - Tere Vadén. [3]

Free and Open Source Software

  1. The Success of Open Source. Steven Weber.
  2. The Cathedral and the Bazaar. Eric Raymond.
  3. Open Life. Henrik Ingo.
  4. Perspectives on Free and Open Source Software. An MIT reader, 2005
  5. Hacking Capitalism. Johan Soderbergh.
  6. Decoding Liberation
  7. Decoding Liberation


  1. Wiki Government. How Technology Can Make Government Better, Democracy Stronger, and Citizens More Powerful. Beth Noveck. Brookings Institution Press, 2009: on the emergence of Collaborative Democracy,i.e. soliciting expertise from self-selected peers working together in groups in open networks


Selected from the Wikipedia [4]:

  • Silvia Federici, Caliban and the Witch: Women, the Body and Primitive Accumulation (Brooklyn: Autonomedia, 2004)
  • Peter Linebaugh, The Magna Carta Manifesto: Liberties and Commons for All (University of California Press, 2008)
  • Peter Linebaugh and Marcus Rediker, The Many-Headed Hydra: Sailors, Slaves, Commoners, and the Hidden History of the Revolutionary Atlantic (Boston: Beacon Press, 2000)
  • Hugo P. Leaming, Hidden Americans: Maroons of Virginia and the Carolinas (Routledge, 1995)
  • Geoff Kennedy, Diggers, Levellers, and Agrarian Capitalism: Radical Political Thought in 17th Century England (Lexington Books, 2008)
  • Christopher Hill, Winstanley ‘The Law of Freedom’ and other Writings (Cambridge University Press, 2006)
  • Christopher Hill, The World Turned Upside Down: Radical Ideas During the English Revolution (Penguin, 1984)
  • Richard Price editor, Maroon Societies: Rebel Slave Communities in the Americas (The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1979)
  • Kenneth Rexroth, Communalism: From Its Origins to the Twentieth Century (Seabury Press, 1974)
  • J.M. Neeson, Commoners: Common Right, Enclosure and Social Change in England, 1700—1820 (Cambridge University Press, 1996)
  • John Hanson Mitchel, Trespassing: An Inquiry into the Private Ownership of Land (Perseus Books, 1998)
  1. The Compassionate Instinct: The Science of Human Goodness, coedited by Dacher Keltner, Jason Marsh, and Jeremy Adam Smith (January, WW Norton), 2009
  2. Why We Cooperate, by Michael Tomasello (Boston Review Books), 2009
  3. The Age of Empathy: Nature's Lessons for a Kinder Society, by Frans de Waal (Harmony Books), 2009

Management and Leadership

  1. The Myth of Leadership. Jeffrey Nielsen.
  2. The Hacker Ethic. Pekka Himanen.
  3. The Play Ethic. Pat Kane.
  4. Cyberchiefs. By Mathew O'Neill. Excellent monograph with 4 case studies.
  5. Three Ways of Getting Things Done: modes of corporate governance

Peer Production

  1. The Wealth of Networks. Yochai Benkler.
  2. The Success of Open Source. Steve Weber.
  3. Democratizing Innovation. Erik von Hippel.
  4. Wikinomics. Don Tapscott.
  5. From Production to Produsage. Axel Bruns. (see the article on Produsage)
  6. Here Comes Everybody. Clay Shirky.
  7. Nowtopia: How Pirate Programmers, Outlaw Bicyclists, and Vacant-lot Gardeners are Inventing the Future Today. Chris Carlsson. AK Press, 2008
  8. The Pirate's Dilemma. Matt Mason.
  9. Capitalism 3.0. Peter Barnes.
  10. Hacking Capitalism. Johan Soderbergh
  11. The Long Tail. Chris Anderson.
  12. The Wisdom of Crowds. James Surowiecki.


  1. Code. Ed. by Rishab Ayer Ghosh.
  2. The Rule of Property. Karen Coulter.
  3. Common as Air. Lewis Hyde. 2010


  1. The Hacker Manifesto. McKenzie Wark.
  2. Massimo De Angelis: The Beginning of History. Value Struggles and Global Capital. Pluto, 2007: about the Commons as a political movement inaugurating a new era of history
  3. Cyber Marx. Nick Dyer-Whiteford.
  4. Gramsci is Dead. Richard Day.
  5. Code 2.0. Lawrence Lessig.
  6. Viral Spiral. David Bollier. An account of the emergence of the contemporary Commons movement
  7. Christopher Kelly. Two Bits, on the strategy of Recursive Publics
  8. Abstract Activism. Otto von Busch and Karl Palmås.
  9. Networking Futures. Jeffrey Juris, 'the bible of the autonomous movements'
  10. Netroots Rising. How a citizen army of bloggers and online activists is changing American politics. by Lowell Feld and Nate Wilcox. 2008
  11. Digital Activism Decoded. Ed. by Mary Joyce. Idebate Press, 2010 [5]
  • Neil Harvey, The Chiapas Rebellion: The Struggle for Land and Democracy (Duke University Press, 1998)


  1. Protocol and The Exploit: How Control Exists after Decentralization. Alexander Galloway et al.
  2. David Grewal: Network Power, how standards come about in non-free ways
  3. Theory of Power. By Jack Vail.


  1. Participatory Spirituality - A Farewell to Authoritarian Religion. By John Heron.
  2. Digital Dharma. Steven Vedro.
  3. A Reenchanted World: The Quest For A New Kinship With Nature by James William Gibson. Metropolitan Books,
  4. The Ascent of Humanity. Charles Eisenstein.
  5. The Participatory Mind


  1. The Future of the Internet - and how to stop it. Jonathan Zittrain on protecting a free and Generative Internet
  2. The Success of Open Source. Steven Weber on the governance of open source communities
  3. The Internet of People for a Post-Oil World. By Christian Nold and Rob van Kranenburg. Situated Technologies Pamphlets 8: Spring 2011 [6]
  4. Open-Source Lab: How to Build Your Own Hardware and Reduce Research Costs by Joshua Pearce


  • Raj Patel, The Value of Nothing (Portobello Books, 2010)