This interview guide provides an overview of the topics addressed at which part of the interview (time indication in minutes).
01:00-15:00: Definition of the term commons, its origin and current examples. Can institutions for collective action have a profit motive? Can we reform universities to make them institutions for collective action?
15:00-22:00: The values of commons and sufficiency as a radical new principle (needs vs. what’s available)
22:00 -27:00: Commons in relation to the state and the market and as a new governing mechanism for modern society?
27:00-37:00: The opportunities and challenges of institutions for collective action and their role in addressing the climate crisis
37:00-43:00: The role of rules and citizens in responding to global challenges
List of references
Hardin, G. (1968). The Tragedy of the Commons. Science 162 (3859), 1243-1248. Retrieved from: https://science.sciencemag.org/content/162/3859/1243/tab-pdf
T. De Moor, “Revealing Historical Resilience,” in Tragedy Revisited, Science, pp. 1236-1241, 2018. Retrieved from: http://www.collective-action.info/_RES_Publications
T. De Moor, The Dilemma of the Commoners: Understanding the Use of Common Pool Resources in Long-Term Perspective, Cambridge UK: Cambridge University Press, 2015. Retrieved from: http://www.collective-action.info/_RES_Publications
Schot, J. (2003). The Contested Rise of a Modernist Technology Politics, in: Thomas J. Misa, Philip Brey and Arie Rip (eds.), Modernity and Technology (Cambridge: MIT Press, 257-278. Retrieved from: http://www.johanschot.com/publications/contested-rise-modernist-technology-politics/
De Moor, T., Schot, J., Witte, J. (2021) Power to the people? The role of citizen collectives in fighting climate change. Available at https://tipresourcelab.net/resource/power-to-the-people-the-role-of-citizen-collectives-in-fighting-climate-change/