Local Commons and Global Interdependence / Edition 1

Local Commons and Global Interdependence / Edition 1

by Robert Keohane
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803979630

ISBN-13: 9780803979635

Pub. Date: 01/24/1995

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This volume offers a synthesis of what is known about very large and very small common-pool resources. Individuals using commons at the global or local level may find themselves in a similar situation. At an international level, states cannot appeal to authoritative hierarchies to enforce agreements they make to cooperate with one another. In some small-scale

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This volume offers a synthesis of what is known about very large and very small common-pool resources. Individuals using commons at the global or local level may find themselves in a similar situation. At an international level, states cannot appeal to authoritative hierarchies to enforce agreements they make to cooperate with one another. In some small-scale settings, participants may be just as helpless in calling on distant public officials to monitor and enforce their agreements. Scholars have independently discovered self-organizing regimes which rely on implicit or explicit principles, norms, rules and procedures rather than the command and control of a central authority.

The contributors discuss the possibilities and

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803979635
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/24/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.57(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction - Robert O Keohane and Elinor Ostrom
PART ONE: THEORETICAL PUZZLES
The Problem of Scale in Human/Environment Relationships - Oran R Young
The Politics of Scope - Duncan Snidal
Endogenous Actors, Heterogeneity and Institutions
Heterogeneity, Linkage and Commons Problems - Lisa L Martin
PART TWO: EVIDENCE FROM THE LABORATORY
Heterogeneities, Information and Conflict Resolution - Steven Hackett, Dean Dudley and James Walker
Experimental Evidence on Sharing Contracts
PART THREE: EVIDENCE FROM THE FIELD
Constituting Social Capital and Collective Action - Elinor Ostrom
The Conditions for Successful Collective Action - Gary D Libecap
Self-interest and Environmental Management - Kenneth A Oye and James H Maxwell
Heterogeneities at Two Levels - Ronald B Mitchell
State, Non-state Actors and Intentional Oil Pollution

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