Protecting the Commons: A Framework for Resource Management in the Americas / Edition 1

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<p>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.<p>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 &quot;The Tragedy of the Commons,&quot; 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: <ul> <li>gives a concise update on commons use and scholarship <li>offers eleven case studies of commons, examined through the lens provided by leading commons theorist Elinor Ostrom <li>provides a review of tools such as Geographic Information Systems that are useful for decision-making <li>examines environmental justice issues relevant to commons </ul>.<p>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.<p>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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Contributors from the biological, political, and environmental sciences offer ideas on the conservation management of lands, waters, and resources that are not legally owned and controlled by a single private entity, such as the ocean and coastal areas, the atmosphere, public lands, freshwater aquifers, and migratory species. Their 14 studies cover local, regional, cross-boundary, and global commons and decision-making tools. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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  • ISBN-13: 9781559637381
  • Publisher: Island Press
  • Publication date: 1/28/2001
  • Edition description: 1
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 328
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.96 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction 1
Ch. 1 Reformulating the Commons 17
Ch. 2 When the Commons Become Less Tragic: Land Tenure, Social Organization, and Fair Trade in Mexico 45
Ch. 3 Forest Resources: Institutions for Local Governance in Guatemala 71
Ch. 4 Wildlife Resources: The Elk of Jackson Hole, Wyoming 91
Ch. 5 Cooperative and Territorial Resources: Brazilian Artisanal Fisheries 109
Ch. 6 Water Resources: The Southwestern United States 133
Ch. 7 Recreational and Commercial Fisheries 161
Ch. 8 Community-based and Cooperative Fisheries: Solutions to Fisherman's Problems 175
Ch. 9 Multiuse Coastal Commons: Personal Watercraft, Conflicts, and Resolutions 195
Ch. 10 The Atmospheric Commons 219
Ch. 11 Arctic Contaminants and Human Health 241
Ch. 12 Medical Care as a Commons 253
Ch. 13 Spatial Techniques for Understanding Commons Issues 273
Ch. 14 Integrating Scale and Social Justice in the Commons 293
Conclusion 327
About the Contributors 337
Index 343
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