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The Commons in History: Culture, Conflict, and Ecology

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The Commons in History: Culture, Conflict, and Ecology

Derek Wall

This book explores the relationship between common pool property and resources, and ecological sustainability. The debate between Hardin, who developed the idea of the ‘tragedy of the commons’ and Elinor Ostrom who showed commons could be sustainable, is discussed. The enclosure of the commons is examined. ... Read more



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