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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Lucy Sargisson; Lyman Tower Sargent
|Description:||xv, 211 pages ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||What to call these communities. Past scholarship. What is an intentional community? --
New Zealand. Utopianism and/of the colonised. The problem of Maori communalism --
Contexts : New Zealand as a utopia. Colonisation. The official settlement Utopia. The environment. The economy. Tourism. Land politics. Conclusion : from colonisation to utopia --
The early days : the nineteenth century. Special settlements. Independent settlements. Proposals. State farms. The Clarionites. Alexander Bickerton and the federative home. Havelock North, Havelock Work and the School of radiant living --
The twentieth century : Beeville, James K. Baxter and the OHU movement. Beeville. James K. Baxter and Jerusalem. the OHU movement --
Religious and spiritual communities. New Zealand's spiritual and religious communities. Contemplative religious communities. Religious communities of social change. Spiritual communities for personal growth. Gloriavale --
Cooperative lifestyles. New Zealand's cooperative communities. Cooperative ownership. Seeking a cooperative lifestyle. Co-housing. Feminist communities. Anarchist communities. Cooperation and peace. Conclusion : cooperative lifestyles --
Green communities. Background influences. New Zealand's green communities. 1970s rural communes. Communal organic farms. Green spiritual communities. Eco-villages. Conclusion green communities in New Zealand --
Conflict and longevity. Conflict and intentional communities. Theorising conflict. Conflict as dangerous. Conflict as desirable or socially useful. Conflict in New Zealand's intentional communities. Three kinds of conflict. Principles. Domestic. Relationships. Surviving conflict. Conclusion : what have we learned? Lasting lessons from New Zealand. Lasting lessons for studying utopia. Lasting lessons for studying intentional communities. Lasting lessons for living together.
|Responsibility:||Lucy Sargisson and Lyman Tower Sargent.|
'This is the first sustained study of contemporary communes in New Zealand, a nation with a long history of utopian aspiration and speculation, and offers an account of lived experience in over fifty
- Collective settlements -- New Zealand.
- Collective settlements.
- Utopias -- New Zealand -- History.
- Communautés -- Nouvelle-Zélande.
- Utopies -- Nouvelle-Zélande -- Histoire.
- New Zealand.
- Religiöse Kommune.