Publications

Sharing Cities: Activating the Urban Commons” (2018) Showcases over a hundred sharing-related case studies and model policies from more than 80 cities in 35 countries. Each chapter explores a core city service including: housing, mobility, food, work, energy, waste, land, water, internet and communications technology, finance, and governance. It witnesses a growing global movement and serves as a practical reference guide for community-based solutions to urgent challenges faced by cities everywhere. This book is a call to action meant to inspire readers, raise awareness, and strengthen the sharing movement worldwide. “Sharing Cities” shows that not only is another world possible — but that much of it is already here.
How To: Share, Save Money & Have Fun” (2016) A collection of insightful guides on sharing housing, transportation, food, education, music and more. This book shows you how to lead a more enjoyable life, with your family and in your community, while saving money. www.shareable.net/how-to-share-save-money-have-fun/
Policies for Shareable Cities” (2013) The guide curates scores of innovative, high-impact policies that US city governments have put in place to help citizens share resources, co-produce, and create their own jobs. It focuses on sharing policy innovations in food, housing, transportation, and jobs – key pocket-book issues of citizens and priorities of urban leaders everywhere. The guide is meant to help cities develop more resilient, innovative, and democratic economies. www.shareable.net/new-report-policies-for-shareable-cities
Share or Die” (2012) A series of forays into uncharted territory, this graphically rich collection of essays, narratives, and how-tos is an intimate guide to the new economic order and a must-read for anyone attempting to understand what it means to live within the challenges of our time. http://www.shareable.net/share-or-die
Crowdfunding Nation” (2011) A collection of articles on crowdfunding’s history, future, and its usefulness for social movements, how-to guides exploring the best practices for launching a campaign, the legal considerations of crowdfunding – and case studies of innovative and inspiring projects – and an interview with Kickstarter’s Daniella Jaeger. www.shareable.net/crowdfunding-nation-ebook-now-available-inepub-and-kindle-formats
Shareable Futures” (2010) In this collection of short stories and speculative essays, literary futurists imagine a world to come where technology has changed the rules of ownership and access, and people are able to share transportation, living spaces, lives, dreams, everything and anything. These are futures in which we are surviving and even thriving, largely by learning to share our stuff. http://www.shareable.net/shareable-futures