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Promise, trust and evolution : managing the commons of South Asia

Author: Rucha Ghate; Narpat Jodha; Pranab Mukhopadhyay
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008.
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This volume examines the management of Common Property Resources, like water, forestry, and land, and is intended to provide an account of the transformation of the commons in a rapidly changing  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Llibres electrònics
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rucha Ghate; Narpat Jodha; Pranab Mukhopadhyay
ISBN: 9780191707438 0191707430
OCLC Number: 1120402331
Notes: Descripció del recurs: el 28 de gener de 2015.
Description: 1 recurs electrònic
Contents: Introduction ; PART I ISSUES AND CHALLENGES ; 1. Common Property Resources: Economic Analytics ; 2. Some Places Again: A 'Restricted' Revisit to Dry Regions of India ; 3. Decentralization, Devolution, And Collective Action - A Review of International Experience ; PART II EVOLUTION AND TRANSITIONS ; 4. Does afforestation ensure sustainability? A study of the Haors of Bangladesh ; 5. A Tale of Three Villages: Practiced Forestry in India ; 6. The Stake-Net Fishery Association Of Negombo Lagoon, Sri Lanka - Why Has it Survived over 250 Years and Will it Survive Another 100 Years? ; 7. Transaction Costs and Institutional Innovation: Sustainability of Tank Aquaculture in Sri Lanka ; 8. Irrigation Management - Does Bottom up work better than Top Down in Sri Lanka ? ; PART III LIVELIHOODS AND DISTRIBUTION ; 9. Heterogeneity, Commons, and Privatization: Agrarian Change in Goa ; 10. Is Cooperation Costly with Diverse Economic Agents? ; 11. Who pays for Conservation: Evidence from Forestry in Nepal ; 12. Community Tanks vs. Private Wells: Coping Strategies and Sustainability Issues in South India ; PART IV STATUTORY AND CUSTOMARY LAW ; 13. Tradition and Sovereignty: Conflicts over Dir-Kohistan's Forests ; 14. Is the state passe? Competing domains in forestry in Orissa ; 15. Efficiency and Low Costs Under Non-limiting Supply Conditions in Bhutan ; 16. So Far So Good: Next Steps in Community Forestry
Other Titles: Oxford Scholarship Online.
Responsibility: Rucha Ghate, Narpat Jodha, and Pranab Mukhopadhyay (eds).


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In my judgment, [this] book's publication is an intellectual event * Sir Partha Dasgupta FBA FRS, Frank Ramsey Professor of Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge *

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