Home > Resources > Working for a Better World > Communal Living

Communal Living

(see also American Radicalism & Simple Living)

On the Web  •  In the Library  •  CD & Audio  •  Film & Video Search


On the Web: Articles

On the Web: Specialized Sites

In the Library: Articles

Kanter, Rosabeth Moss. "Communes in cities," Working Papers for a New Society 2,2 (sum 74):36-45.

Kopkind, Andrew. "Up the country: five communes in Vermont," Working Papers for a New Society 1,1 (spr 1973):44-49.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Adams, Eugenia. Assault on Eden (Grand Rapids MI: Eerdmans, 1977).

Baum, Patricia. Another Way of Life: the Story of Communal Living (NY: Putnam, 1973).

Broome, Isaac. The Last Days of the Ruskin Co-operative Association (Chicago: C.H. Kerr, 1902).

Campbell, Susan M. Earth Community: Living Experiments in Cultural Transformation (San Francisco: Evolutionary Press, 1983).

Chmielewski, Wendy C.; Lewis J. Kern & Marilyn Klee-Hartzell (eds.) Women in Spiritual & Communitarian Societies in the US (Syracuse: Syracuse U., 1993).

Coyote, Peter. Sleeping Where I Fall: A Chronicle (Washington: Counterpoint, 1998).

Davis, Frances. A Fearful Innocence (Kent OH: Kent State U., 1981).

Delaney, Samuel R. Heavenly Breakfast: An Essay on the Winter of Love (Flint MI: Bamberger, 1997).

Fairfield, Richard. Communes USA: A Personal Tour (NY: Penguin, 1972).

Felder, Dominique. Les mutants pacifiques: expériences communautaires du "New Age" en Californie (Lausanne: D'en Bas, 1985).

Ferrante, Elio. Il progetto (Milano: Greco & Greco, 1991).

Fike, Rupert (ed.) Voices from the Farm: Adventures in Community Living (Summertown TN: Book Publishing, 1998).

Fitzgerald, George R. Communes: Their Goals, Hopes, & Problems (NY: Paulist, 1971).

Jackson, Hildur & Karen Svensson (eds.) Ecovillage Living: Restoring the Earth & Her People (Dartington, Totnes, Devon: Green Books, 2002).

Kephart, William M. Extraordinary Groups: The Sociology of Unconventional Lifestyles (NY: St. Martin's, 1982).

Komar, Ingrid. Living the Dream: A Documentary Study of the Twin Oaks Community (Norwood PA: Norwood Editionsm, 1983).

Laffan, Barry. Communal Organiztion & Social Transition: A Case Study from the Counterculture of the 60s & 70s (NY: P. Lang, 1997).

McLaughlin, Corinne & Gordon Davidson. Builders of the Dawn: Community Lifestyles in a Changing World (Shutesbury MA: Sirius, 1986)

Metcalf, Bill (ed.) From Utopian Dreaming to Communal Reality: Cooperative Lifestyles in Australia (Sidney: UNSW, 1995).

Miller, Timothy. The 60s Communes: Hippies & Beyond (Syracuse: U. of Syracuse, 1999).

Morse, Flo. Yankee Communes: Another American Way (NY: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1971).

Pepper, David. Communes & the Green Vision: Counterculture, Lifestyle & the New Age (London: Green Print, 1991).

Perks, Micah. Pagan Time: An American Childhood (Washington DC: Counterpoint, 2001).

Poldervaart, Saskia; Harrie Jansen & Beatrice Kessler (eds.) Contemporary Utopian Struggles: Communities between Modernism & Postmodernism (Amsterdam: Askant Academic, 2001).

Rigby, Andrew. Alternative Realities: A Study of Communes & their Members (Boston: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1974).

Schehr, Robert C. Dynamic Utopia: Establishing Intentional Communities as a New Social Movement (Westport CT: Bergin & Garvey, 1997).

Seymour, Richard B. Compost College: Life on a Counter-Culture Commune (Walnut Creek CA: Devil Mountain, 1997).

Snyder, Eugene Edmund. Aurora, their Last Utopia: Oregon's Christian Commune, 1856-1883 (Portland: Binford & Mort, 1993).

Thomson, Mark. The Gandhi Ashram from Phoenix to Sevagram: An Experiment in Living (Moka, Mauritius: Mahatma Gandhi Institute, 1989).

Wagner, Jon (ed.) Sex Roles in Contemporary American Communes (Bloomington: Indiana U., 1982).

Weiss, Michael. Living Together: A Year in the Life of a City Commune (NY: McGraw-Hilll, 1974).

In the Library: Fiction

Aspinall, John Brian. Sparrow Hall (London: Sceptre, 2003).

Ekman, Kerstin. Blackwater (trans. Joan Tate; NY: Doubleday, 1996).

Hawthorne, Nathaniel. The Blythedale Romance (Boston: Ticknor, Reed & Fields, 1852).

Roberts, Nora Ruth. Ripe Tomatoes: A Novella (NY: Soft Skull, 1999).

Van Winckel, Nance. Curtain Creek Farm: Stories (NY: Persea, 2000).

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Film & Video

Monterey Bay Educators Against War
Last modified November 8, 2003 editor@mbeaw.org Help build this page
Home | Resources | Suggested Actions | Members' Writings | About MBEAW | Search