Protecting the Commons: A Framework For Resource Management In The Americas
Joanna Burger, Elinor Ostrom, Richard Norgaard, David Policansky, Bernard D. Goldstein
Island Press, 2001 - 360 pages
Commons—lands, waters, and resources that are not legally owned and controlled by a single private entity, such as ocean and coastal areas, the atmosphere, public lands, freshwater aquifers, and migratory species—are an increasingly contentious issue in resource management and international affairs.
Protecting the Commons provides an important analytical framework for understanding commons issues and for designing policies to deal with them. The product of a symposium convened by the Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment (SCOPE) to mark the 30th anniversary of Garrett Hardin's seminal essay “The Tragedy of the Commons” the book brings together leading scholars and researchers on commons issues to offer both conceptual background and analysis of the evolving scientific understanding on commons resources. The book:
Contributors include Alpina Begossi, William Blomquist, Joanna Burger, Tim Clark, Clark Gibson, Michael Gelobter, Michael Gochfeld, Bonnie McCay, Pamela Matson, Richard Norgaard, Elinor Ostrom, David Policansky, Jeffrey Richey, Jose Sarukhan, and Edella Schlager.
Protecting the Commons represents a landmark study of commons issues that offers analysis and background from economic, legal, social, political, geological, and biological perspectives. It will be essential reading for anyone concerned with commons and commons resources, including students and scholars of environmental policy and economics, public health, international affairs, and related fields.
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A Framework For Resource Management In The Americas Joanna Burger, Elinor Ostrom, Richard Norgaard, ... In this volume we examine a variety of common - pool resources , from atmospheric and water resources , to fisheries ...
A Framework For Resource Management In The Americas Joanna Burger, Elinor Ostrom, Richard Norgaard, ... Common - pool resources are an integral part of our everyday lives , making the topic far too large for any one volume .
Introduction Common - Pool Resources and Commons Institutions An Overview of the Applicability of the Concept and Approach to Current Environmental Problems JOANNA BURGER , CHRISTOPHER FIELD , RICHARD B. NORGAARD , ELINOR OSTROM ...
commons institutions in the future . At the same time , new conditions are expanding the spatial and temporal scales over which we need to manage common - pool resources , expanding the need for commons institutions , while seemingly ...
A Framework For Resource Management In The Americas Joanna Burger, Elinor Ostrom, Richard Norgaard, David Policansky, ... Thus managing common - pool resources comes down to limiting access ( who will be excluded and how ) and affecting ...
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