Managing the Commons, Second Edition

Managing the Commons, Second Edition

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... an impressive collection of essays that provide a wide-ranging look at the question of how best to manage our common-pool resources.... a thought-provoking read... " -The Journal of Environmental EducationThis is a new edition of a pioneering work on the origins, developments, and recent innovations in the debate on managing commonly-owned lands and resources. It includes both new and updated essays which focus on alternate institutional approaches to managing these resources to prevent environmental tragedy.show more

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  • Paperback | 264 pages
  • 152 x 230 x 20mm | 381.02g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 17 figures
  • 0253211530
  • 9780253211538
  • 1,227,913

About John A Baden

John A. Baden is Chairman of the Foundation for Research on Economics and the Environment (FREE) and the Gallatin Institute. He was co-contributing editor of the first edition of Managing the Commons with Garrett Hardin. He is also contributimh editor of Environmental Gore and writes a syndicated column for the Seattle Times.DOUGLAS S. NOONAN is Research Assistant at the Foundation for Research on Economics and the Environment (FREE) and the Gallatin Institute. He is a graduate of the University of Washington's Jackson School of International Studies.show more

Table of contents

Foreword: Putting the Commons First Managing Commons and Community: Pacific Northwest People, Salmon, Rivers, and Sea (William D. Ruckelshaus)Classic Tragedy of the Commons The Tragedy of the Commons (Garrett Hardin) The Economic Theory of a Common-Property Resource: The Fishery (H. Scott Gordon) Group Size and Group Behavior (Mancur Olson, Jr.) A New Primer for the Management of Common-Pool Resources and Public Goods (John A. Baden)Developing Theories of the Commons Environmental Resource Management: Public or Private? (Robert L. Bish) The Tragedy of the Commons: Twenty-Two Years Later (David Feeny, Fikret Berkes, Bonnie L. McCay, James M. Acheson) Reflections on the Commons (Elinor Ostrom)Organizing the Commons From Free Grass to Fences: Transforming the Commons of the American West (Terry L. Anderson and P. J. Hill) Communitarianism and the Logic of the Commons (John A. Baden) A Community Corporation Approach to Management of Marine Fisheries: With Some Potential Applications to Hawaii (Samuel G. Pooley and Ralph E. Townsend) International Fisheries Management Institutions: Europe and the South Pacific (Douglas S. Noonan)Problematic Conceptions of the Commons: Alternative Perspectives Dealing with Problematic Commons: The Viewshed (Randal O'Toole) Internet Decentralization, Feedback, and Self-Organization (Douglas S. Noonan) Environmental Versus Political Pollution (Dwight R. Lee) The Federal Treasury as a Common Pool Resource: The Predatory Bureaucracy as a Management Tool (John A. Baden and Douglas S. Noonan) Living on a Lifeboat (Garrett Hardin) Clear Thinking About the Earth (Lynn Scarlett)Indexshow more

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