The commons in the new millennium : challenges and adaptation /

Globalization, population growth, and resource depletion are drawing increased attention to the importance of common resources such as forests, water resources, and fisheries. It is critical that these resources be governed in an equitable and sustainable way. The Commons in the New Millennium prese...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Other Authors: Dolšak, Nives., Ostrom, Elinor.
Format: eBook
Published:Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2003.
Series:Politics, science, and the environment.
Table of Contents:
  • The challenges of the commons / Nives Dols̆ak and Elinor Ostrom
  • Changes in the territorial system of the Maine lobster industry / James M. Acheson and Jennifer F. Brewer
  • Transition in the American fishing commons : management problems and institutional design challenges / Susan Hanna
  • The relationship between resource definition and scale : considering the forest / Martha E. Geores
  • Privatizing the commons ... twelve years later : fishers' experiences with New Zealand's market-based fisheries management / Tracy Yandle and Christopher M. Dewees.
  • Stakeholders, courts, and communities : individual transferable quotas in Icelandic fisheries, 1991-2001 / Elinar Erythórsson
  • Multilateral emission trading : heterogeneity in domestic and international common-pool resource management / Alexander E. Farrell and M. Granger Morgan
  • Shaping local forest tenure in national politics / Rita Lindayati
  • A framework for analyzing the physical-, social-, and human-capital effects of microcredit on common-pool resources / C. Leigh Anderson, Laura A. Locker, and Rachel A. Nugent.
  • Using social capital to create political capital : how do local communities gain political influence? A theoretical approach and empirical evidence from Thailand / Regina Birner and Heidi Wittmer
  • Adaptation to challenges / Nives Dols̆ak, Eduardo S. Brondizio, Lars Carlsson, David W. Cash, Clark C. Gibson, Matthew J. Hoffmann, Anna Knox, Rugh S. Meinzen-Dick, and Elinor Ostrom.