Books which mention Twin Oaks

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Simple Living by Georgene Lockwood
Paperback; Publisher: Alpha Books; July 2000; ISBN: 0028639073

Gesundheit! : Bringing good health to you, the medical system, and society through physician service, complementary therapies, humor, and joy, by Patch Adams, M.D., with Maureen Mylander, Healing Arts Press, 1993.

Circles of Strength: Community Alternatives to Alienation, Helen Forsey, ed., New Society Publishers, 1993, pp. 51-59.

This Way the Day Break Comes, by Annie Cheatham and Mary Clare Powell, New Society Publishers, 1986, pp. 44-45, 51, 56.

Contemporary Business, Fourth Edition, by Louis E. Boone and David L. Kurtz, 1985, pp. 97, 116. (A college textbook using Twin Oaks as an example of how to survive in business.)

Women in Search of Utopia, ca. 1984.

The Spirit and the Flesh: Sex in Utopian Communities, by Robert H. and Jeanette C. Laurer, 1983.

Incidental references to Twin Oaks occur in The Survival of a Counter Culture, by Bennet M. Berger, 1981, pp. 28-29.

Utopias: The American Experience, Gairdner B. Moment and Otto F. Kraushaar, eds., 1980.

A Guide to Cooperative Alternatives, edited by Communities magazine, 1979.

Hammock: How to Make Your Own and Lie In It, by Denison Andrews, 1972, Workman Publishing Company. (How to make a Twin Oaks hammock.) Incidental reference to Twin Oaks occurs in Children of Prosperity, by Hugh Gardner, 1978, p. 89.

The Intentional Community Movement, by Marguerite Bouvard. Chapter 4, pp. 130-188 "A Modern Utopia." Kennikut Press, 1975

Excerpts from A Walden Two Experiment were published in The Conscious Reader, Macmillian, 1974, and in Readings in Sociology, published by Thomas Y, Crowell

The Community Market Coopreative Catalog, 1973

Communes in the Counterculture, by Keith Melville, 1972

Commitment and Community, by Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Harvard Unversity Press, 1972.

Getting Back Together, by Robert Houriet, Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, Inc., 1971, pp. 377-327.

The New Communes: Coming Together in America, by Ron E. Roberts, Prentice-Hall, 1971, pp. 91-100.

Communes USA: A Personal Tour by Richard Fairfield. Baltimore: Penguin Books. pp. 55-100 features a lengthy interview with Kat Kinkade. 1972

Sex Roles in Contemporary American Communes by Jon Wagner. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. - Ch.1 argues that the claim that communes tend toward egalitarian gender roles is incorrect, and he cites Twin Oaks as the only case that supports that claim. 1982


Other books relevant to Twin Oaks

See Community Bookshelf, an online catalog of books about intentional community.

Upon Further Reflection, by B.F. Skinner, 1984. (Contains a short story entitled, "News From Nowhere, 1984," a sequel to Walden Two, in which George Orwell fakes his death and joins Walden Two.)

Small Is Beautiful, by E.F. Schumacher, 197?.

Walden Two, by B.F. Skinner, Macmillian, 1948.

The Theory of the Leisure Class, by Thorstein B. Veblen, nd. (mentioned in Walden Two)

Looking Backward 2000-1887, by Edward Bellamy, 1887. (This 19th Century utopian novel set in the year 2000 was one of the main B.F. Skinner's main inspirations for writing Walden Two.)

Alienation and Charisma: A Study of Contemporary American Communes by Benjamin Zablocki. New York: The Free Press. - this is an extremely sophisticated in-depth study of 60 urban and 60 rural contemporary American communes focused on social networks and on the relationship between self, other members, and the community. 1980.

The Urban Communes Data Set. Benjamin Zablocki and John Levi-Martin also manage an extensive data set, The Urban Communes Data Set, on social networks within the 120 communes that they studied. Search term for a web search: "Urban Communes Data Set." This will only be useful to someone with good statistical software skills, but is a goldmine for data on social networks.

The 60s Communes: Hippies and Beyond by Tim Miller. Syracuse: Syracuse Press. An excellent overview not just of the 1960s-1970s communes movement in America, but also its aftermath. 1999.

Communes: Creating and Managing the Collective Life by Rosabeth Moss Kanter (ed). New York: Harper & Row. An anthology with 30 or 40 contributors. 1973.

Opposing Ambitions: Gender and Identity in an Alternative Organization by Sherryl Kleinman. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Examines the reproduction of gender, economic, and status inequalities within an alternative organization ostensibly committed to egalitarianism. 1996.

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Living Walden Two Communities: B.F. Skinner's Behaviorist Utopia and Experimental Communities, by Hilke Kuhlman, covers the relationship between behaviorism, Twin Oaks, and several other intentional communities. May 2005, ISBN: 0252029623, University of Illinois Press.

30 Years of Twin Oaks Community: Former and current members tell about memorable times and how living at Twin Oaks has affected their lives..., monograph, Leslie Greenwood, ed., 1997.

Is It Utopia Yet?, by Kat Kinkade, Twin Oaks Publishing, 1994.

Collected Leaves, Volume 2, Issues 16-30, 1972-1974, Kat Kinkade, ed., Twin Oaks Community, 1987. Out of print.

Living the Dream: A Documentary Study of Twin Oaks Community (1979-1982), by Ingrid Komar, Norwood Editions, 1983.

A Walden Two Experiment, by Kathleen Kinkade, William Morrow & Co., 1973. Out of pinrt. (With a foreword by B.F. Skinner.)

-There is also a Spanish language version published in Spain

Journal of a Walden Two Commune: The Collected Leaves of Twin Oaks, Vol. 1, Issues 1-15, Vol. 1, Kathleen (Greibe) Kinkade, ed., Twin Oaks Community, 1972.

Experimenting With Walden Two: The Collected Leaves of Twin Oaks, 1972, Twin Oaks Community Publications (an earlier edition of the same book)

 


Books which mention Twin Oaks

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Simple Living by Georgene Lockwood
Paperback; Publisher: Alpha Books; July 2000; ISBN: 0028639073

Gesundheit! : Bringing good health to you, the medical system, and society through physician service, complementary therapies, humor, and joy, by Patch Adams, M.D., with Maureen Mylander, Healing Arts Press, 1993.

Circles of Strength: Community Alternatives to Alienation, Helen Forsey, ed., New Society Publishers, 1993, pp. 51-59.

This Way the Day Break Comes, by Annie Cheatham and Mary Clare Powell, New Society Publishers, 1986, pp. 44-45, 51, 56.

Contemporary Business, Fourth Edition, by Louis E. Boone and David L. Kurtz, 1985, pp. 97, 116. (A college textbook using Twin Oaks as an example of how to survive in business.)

Women in Search of Utopia, ca. 1984.

The Spirit and the Flesh: Sex in Utopian Communities, by Robert H. and Jeanette C. Laurer, 1983.

Incidental references to Twin Oaks occur in The Survival of a Counter Culture, by Bennet M. Berger, 1981, pp. 28-29.

Utopias: The American Experience, Gairdner B. Moment and Otto F. Kraushaar, eds., 1980.

A Guide to Cooperative Alternatives, edited by Communities magazine, 1979.

Hammock: How to Make Your Own and Lie In It, by Denison Andrews, 1972, Workman Publishing Company. (How to make a Twin Oaks hammock.) Incidental reference to Twin Oaks occurs in Children of Prosperity, by Hugh Gardner, 1978, p. 89.

The Intentional Community Movement, by Marguerite Bouvard. Chapter 4, pp. 130-188 "A Modern Utopia." Kennikut Press, 1975

Excerpts from A Walden Two Experiment were published in The Conscious Reader, Macmillian, 1974, and in Readings in Sociology, published by Thomas Y, Crowell

The Community Market Coopreative Catalog, 1973

Communes in the Counterculture, by Keith Melville, 1972

Commitment and Community, by Rosabeth Moss Kanter, Harvard Unversity Press, 1972.

Getting Back Together, by Robert Houriet, Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, Inc., 1971, pp. 377-327.

The New Communes: Coming Together in America, by Ron E. Roberts, Prentice-Hall, 1971, pp. 91-100.

Communes USA: A Personal Tour by Richard Fairfield. Baltimore: Penguin Books. pp. 55-100 features a lengthy interview with Kat Kinkade. 1972

Sex Roles in Contemporary American Communes by Jon Wagner. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. - Ch.1 argues that the claim that communes tend toward egalitarian gender roles is incorrect, and he cites Twin Oaks as the only case that supports that claim. 1982

 


Other books relevant to Twin Oaks

See Community Bookshelf, an online catalog of books about intentional community.

Upon Further Reflection, by B.F. Skinner, 1984. (Contains a short story entitled, "News From Nowhere, 1984," a sequel to Walden Two, in which George Orwell fakes his death and joins Walden Two.)

Small Is Beautiful, by E.F. Schumacher, 197?.

Walden Two, by B.F. Skinner, Macmillian, 1948.

The Theory of the Leisure Class, by Thorstein B. Veblen, nd. (mentioned in Walden Two)

Looking Backward 2000-1887, by Edward Bellamy, 1887. (This 19th Century utopian novel set in the year 2000 was one of the main B.F. Skinner's main inspirations for writing Walden Two.)

Alienation and Charisma: A Study of Contemporary American Communes by Benjamin Zablocki. New York: The Free Press. - this is an extremely sophisticated in-depth study of 60 urban and 60 rural contemporary American communes focused on social networks and on the relationship between self, other members, and the community. 1980.

The Urban Communes Data Set. Benjamin Zablocki and John Levi-Martin also manage an extensive data set, The Urban Communes Data Set, on social networks within the 120 communes that they studied. Search term for a web search: "Urban Communes Data Set." This will only be useful to someone with good statistical software skills, but is a goldmine for data on social networks.

The 60s Communes: Hippies and Beyond by Tim Miller. Syracuse: Syracuse Press. An excellent overview not just of the 1960s-1970s communes movement in America, but also its aftermath. 1999.

Communes: Creating and Managing the Collective Life by Rosabeth Moss Kanter (ed). New York: Harper & Row. An anthology with 30 or 40 contributors. 1973.

Opposing Ambitions: Gender and Identity in an Alternative Organization by Sherryl Kleinman. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Examines the reproduction of gender, economic, and status inequalities within an alternative organization ostensibly committed to egalitarianism. 1996.