From an understanding of the commons as a rural artefact, the concept has expanded to include urban spaces and practices. The destruction of common resources and the communities that depend upon them is a long-standing outcome of capitalist expansion. It is also a cause for concern, given the ultimate centrality of the commons to the reproduction of urban populations and ecosystems.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Economic and Political Weekly|
|State||Published - Dec 10 2011|