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Protecting the commons : a framework for resource management in the Americas

Protecting the commons : a framework for resource management in the Americas

Author: Joanna Burger
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Island Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This text offers an analytical framework for understanding commons issues and for designing policies to deal with them. It includes 11 case studies of commons, a review of tools such as Geographic  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Protecting the commons.
Washington, D.C. : Island Press, ©2001
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joanna Burger
ISBN: 1559637374 9781559637374 1559637382 9781559637381
OCLC Number: 44720739
Description: xii, 360 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Reformulating the commons / Elinor Ostrom --
When the commons becomes less tragic: land tenure, social organization, and fair trade in Mexico / José Sarukhán, Jorge Larson --
Forest resources: institutions for local governance in Guatemala / Clark C. Gibson --
Wildlife resources: the elk of Jackson Hole, Wyoming / Tim W. Clark --
Cooperative and territorial resources: Brazilian artisanal fisheries / Alpina Begossi --
Water resources: the southwestern United States / Edella Schlager, William Blomquist --
Recreational and commercial fisheries / David Policansky --
Community-based and cooperative fisheries: solutions to fishermen's problems / Bonnie J. McCay --
Multiuse coastal commons: personal watercraft, conflicts, and resolutions / Joanna Burger --
The atmospheric commons / John Harrison, Pamela Matson --
Arctic contaminants and human health / John P. Middaugh --
Medical care as a commons / Michael Gochfeld, Joanna Burger, Bernard D. Goldstein --
Spatial techniques for understanding commons issues / Jeffrey E. Richey --
Integrating scale and social justice in the commons / Michel Gelobter.
Responsibility: edited by Joanna Burger [and others].
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