Nonprofit Organizations And The Intellectual Commons
Jyh-An Lee, National Chengchi University, Taiwan
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Over the past twenty years, a number of nonprofit organizations (NPOs), such as Creative Commons, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and the Free Software Foundation have laid essential building blocks for intellectual-commons as a social movement. Through a detailed description of these NPOs and a series of in-depth interviews with their officials, this book demonstrates that NPOs have provided the social structures that are necessary to support the production of intellectual commons.
Contents: Preface 1. Introduction 2. Commons, Intellectual Commons, and their Tragedies 3. Nonprofit Organizations and the Commons Environment 4. Current Nonprofit Organization Theories and their Applications 5. Associating Nonprofit Organizations with the Commons Environment 6. Conclusion Appendices Bibliography Index