A space to discuss topics related to utopias, utopianism, utopian literature, utopian theory, and intentional communities.
Quakers enjoy their work. They tend to work in places which share their ambitions to make the world a better place. But how do Quakers respond when things go wrong? What we find is that the work organisation sets out the terms upon which Quakers try to improve the world. Quakers generally accept these terms. But when Quaker and work horizons…[Read more]
Focusing on the new worker cooperative movement in the West, this study not only contains the first systematic discussion of the solidarity economy in the light of Marxist theory; it also introduces a major revision of Marxism that both updates it for the twenty-first century and illuminates our historical moment. It includes an analysis of the…[Read more]
Julio Lambing deposited Ökologische Lebensstil-Avantgarden. Eine kurze Analyse sozialökologischer Gemeinschaften und ihres Innovationspotenzials in the group Utopian Studies on Humanities Commons 8 months, 1 week ago
Subject of the study are intentional communities with a strong emphasis on sustainable development. The study explores ecovillages and other socio-ecological communities in their role as lifestyle avant-gardes and as pioneers of sustainable development. Main interest is both the sustainability and the innovation potential of such communities.…[Read more]