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on peer-to-peer dynamics in the field of politics, economics and institutions
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Steady-State Economy - P2P Foundation

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= a P2P-informed approach in which non-human life, future generations, and 'nature' are taken as partners, from which no more can be taken, than its ability to regenerate itself.


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Crisis of Value Theory - P2P Foundation

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As Michel Bauwens describes it, it is becoming increasingly impossible to capture value from the ownership of ideas, designs, and technique–all the “ephemera” and “intellect” that Peters writes about as a component of commodity price–leading to a crisis of sustainability for capitalism.

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Gift Circle - P2P Foundation

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"The Gift Circle, as founded by Alpha Lo and spread by Charles Eisenstein, is a group facilitation format that holds great possibility as a way to match resources with needs, create community and inspire gratitude and generosity. The goals of a Gift Circle are simply to provide a warm, free, and welcoming space for community to gather and share Gifts and Needs, most often while literally sitting in a circle. Perhaps most importantly, I believe that variations of the Gift Circle format also hold the potential to cultivate healthy interdependence in communities, providing a sense of psycho-spiritual belonging and connection to ameliorate the vast sense of alienation and scarcity experienced by so many." (http://www.shareable.net/blog/how-to-integrate-gift-circles-into-any-community)

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Network Governance - P2P Foundation

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= interfirm coordination that is characterized by organic or informal social systems, in contrast to bureaucratic structures within firms and formal contractual relationships between them.


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People's P2P Panopticon PP2P

The People's P2P Panopticon is an "Earth's citizens' anti-armed-conflict Smart Dust Open sousveillance [1] transparency initiative", proposed by Philippe Van Nedervelde.

 
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Equipotentiality - P2P Foundation

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Michel Bauwens: in my interpretation, peer production processes are characterized by the adoption of equipotentiality as an organizing principle. This means that everyone can potentially cooperate in a project, that no authority can pre-judge the ability to cooperate, but that the quality of cooperation is then judged by the community of peers, i.e. through Communal Validation. In equipotential projects, participants self-select themselves to the module to which they feel able to contribute. A related term, used by Jimmy Wales of the Wikipedia project, is Anti-Credentialism, which refers to the fact that no credentials are asked beforehand, unlike the process of Peer Review.

 
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Boundary Spanner - P2P Foundation

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"Boundary Spanning" was probably popularized by Richard L. Daft in 1989, in his book "Organizational Theory and Design"[1]. In that book, it was an concept being applied to organizational development.

 
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Protocollary Power - P2P Foundation

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Protocally Power is a concept developed by Alexander Galloway in his book Protocol, to denote the new way power and control are exercized in distributed networks.

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Economist, specialized in political economy and peer-to-peer dynamics; core member of the P2P Foundation