Governing the Commons: The Evolution of Institutions for Collective Action / Edition 1

Governing the Commons: The Evolution of Institutions for Collective Action / Edition 1

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by Elinor Ostrom
     
 

Neither the state nor the market have been successful in solving common pool resource problems. This study accordingly analyzes communal interests in land, irrigation communities, fisheries, etc. and proposes alternative solutions. See more details below

Overview

Neither the state nor the market have been successful in solving common pool resource problems. This study accordingly analyzes communal interests in land, irrigation communities, fisheries, etc. and proposes alternative solutions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521405997
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/28/1990
Series:
Political Economy of Institutions and Decisions Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
298
Sales rank:
633,220
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.02(d)

Table of Contents

Series editors; preface; Preface; 1. Reflections on the commons; 2. An institutional approach to the study of self-organization and self-governance in CPR situations; 3. Analyzing long-enduring, self-organized and self-governed CPRs; 4. Analyzing institutional change; 5. Analyzing institutional failures and fragilities; 6. A framework for analysis of self-organizing and self-governing CPRs; Notes; References; Index.

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