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The uncommon knowledge of Elinor Ostrom : essential lessons for collective action

Author: Erik Nordman; Jason Reblando
Publisher: Washington, DC : Island Press, [2021] ©2021
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the 1970s, the accepted environmental thinking was that overpopulation was destroying the earth. Prominent economists and environmentalists agreed that the only way to stem the tide was to impose restrictions on how we used resources, such as land, water, and fish, from either the free market or the government. This notion was upended by Elinor Ostrom, whose work to show that regular people could sustainably  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Named Person: Elinor Ostrom; Elinor Ostrom
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erik Nordman; Jason Reblando
ISBN: 1642831557 9781642831559
OCLC Number: 1206225830
Description: xii, 242 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: AcknowledgmentsChapter 1. What's So Tragic About the "Commons"?Chapter 2. Los Angeles GroundwaterChapter 3. Maine's Lobster GangsChapter 4. Spain's Ancient Water CourtChapter 5. Institutions for Collaborative Forest ManagementChapter 6. Governing the Climate CommonsChapter 7. Voluntary Environmental ProgramsChapter 8. Commons in SpaceChapter 9. Commons in the Digital WorldChapter 10. A Nobel for Institutions and a Pathbreaking Life
Other Titles: Elinor Ostrom
Responsibility: Erik Nordman ; with photographs by Jason Reblando.

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The legacy of ground-breaking economist Elinor Ostrom is brought to life in this approachable book.  Read more...

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