Governing the commons in the new millennium : a diversity of institutions for natural resource management

Abstract: It is argued that under appropriate conditions, communities can devise appropriate collective-choice arrangements that enable sustainable resources management. This can avoid the so-called “Tragedy of the Commons” and the need to create alternative, but ineffectual governance arrangements.

Author(s): Nagendra, Harini; Ostrom, Elinor

Source(s): , 7 p.

Published: 2008 The Encyclopedia of earth (EoE), [S.l.] (English



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