Commons-Public Partnerships. New avenues of cooperation for social-ecological transformations

Paul Jerchel & Judith Pape
Local cooperation between civil society and the public sector is becoming increasingly important – in local transformation projects, in science, and occasionally in politics and administration. Commons-Public Partnerships (CPPs) provide a way to frame, promote and extend this collaboration. In civil society, CPPs are typically defined by the practice of commoning, where local communities exercise self-regulation based on the principles of community welfare and the common good. This discussion paper examines the theory and practice...

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  • 2022

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  • Beuth University of Applied Sciences
  • Research Institute For Sustainability – Helmholtz Centre Potsdam