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Conditions for Successful Collective Action: Insights from Field Experiences

Jean‐Marie Baland and Jean‐Philippe Platteau

in Halting Degradation of Natural Resources: Is There a Role for Rural Communities?

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780198290612
eISBN:
9780191601613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198290616.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter analyses the conditions for successful collective action in the local level management of common property resources (CPRs). It discusses the problem of economic incentives, the twin ... More


Recent Changes Affecting Collective Action at Village Level

Jean‐Marie Baland and Jean‐Philippe Platteau

in Halting Degradation of Natural Resources: Is There a Role for Rural Communities?

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780198290612
eISBN:
9780191601613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198290616.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the impact of economic and social environment changes on collective action in village societies with respect to the management of common property resources (CPRs). It is divided ... More


Some Concluding Reflections on the Privatization of Common Property Resources

Jean‐Marie Baland and Jean‐Philippe Platteau

in Halting Degradation of Natural Resources: Is There a Role for Rural Communities?

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780198290612
eISBN:
9780191601613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198290616.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter presents some conclusions on the privatisation of common property resources. It argues that the property rights school confuses property regimes in which a resource is free for the ... More


Co‐Management as a New Approach to Regulation of Common Property Resources

Jean‐Marie Baland and Jean‐Philippe Platteau

in Halting Degradation of Natural Resources: Is There a Role for Rural Communities?

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780198290612
eISBN:
9780191601613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198290616.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This paper focuses on the co-management approach to regulating common property resources. The nature of co-management arrangements or contracts, and applications of co-management in various ... More


Resource Allocation Mechanisms

Partha Dasgupta

in An Inquiry into Well-Being and Destitution

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288350
eISBN:
9780191596094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288352.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The main part of this chapter discusses resource allocation mechanisms in seven sections; (1) resources and property rights; (2) markets and market mechanisms; (3) culture and market transactions; ... More


The Stake‐Net Fishery Association of Negombo Lagoon, Sri Lanka: Why Has It Survived over 250 Years and Will It Survive another 100 Years?

Asha Gunawardena and Paul Steele

in Promise, Trust and Evolution: Managing the Commons of South Asia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199213832
eISBN:
9780191707438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213832.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Fisheries are key to the livelihoods of up to a million poor people in Sri Lanka. Open-access fisheries exhibit free entry with the result that fishing leads to overharvesting and profits fall to ... More


Liberal Reforms and Community Responses in Mexico

Alain de Janvry, Céline Dutilly, Carlos Muñoz‐Piña, and Elisabeth Sadoulet

in Communities and Markets in Economic Development

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199241019
eISBN:
9780191601217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241015.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

The ejido communities in Mexico were the product of the state as part of the settlement of a bloody peasant-led revolution at the beginning of the century. The reforms of 1992 devolved to the ... More


The Global Economy and the Poor

Pranab Bardhan

in Understanding Poverty

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195305197
eISBN:
9780199783519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305191.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This essay explores the issue of globalization, focusing on damage caused to jobs, wages, and incomes of poor people by the dislocations and competition of international trade and foreign investment, ... More


Heterogeneity, Commons, and Privatization: Agrarian Institutional Change in Goa

Pranab Mukhopadhyay

in Promise, Trust and Evolution: Managing the Commons of South Asia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199213832
eISBN:
9780191707438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213832.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

In the debate on common property resource management, asset redistribution and privatization of commons have emerged as contentious issues. This chapter uses a case study in Goa, India, to examine ... More


The Role of Community in Economic Development

Yujiro Hayami and Yoshihisa Godo

in Development Economics: From the Poverty to the Wealth of Nations

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199272709
eISBN:
9780191602870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199272700.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The community is considered the third pillar of the economic system in addition to the market and the state. The market is an organization coordinating competition among people seeking profits by ... More


Public Goods and Common‐Property Resources 1

Partha Dasgupta

in An Inquiry into Well-Being and Destitution

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288350
eISBN:
9780191596094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288352.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The main part of this chapter discusses resource allocation mechanisms in seven sections: (1) resources and property rights; (2) markets and market mechanisms; (3) culture and market transactions; ... More


Some Places Again: A ‘Restricted’ Revisit to Dry Regions of India

Narpat S. Jodha

in Promise, Trust and Evolution: Managing the Commons of South Asia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199213832
eISBN:
9780191707438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213832.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter presents the findings of revisits to the areas covered by an earlier, (1982-85) comprehensive study of common property resources (CPRs) in the dry regions of India. The study reveals ... More


The democratic social contract

Albert Weale

in Democratic Justice and the Social Contract

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199684649
eISBN:
9780191765063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684649.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Social organization can be viewed as a form of social contract, although not all forms of such contracts are just. One way of defining just social contracts is by reference to a hypothetical social ... More


General Conclusion

Jean‐Marie Baland and Jean‐Philippe Platteau

in Halting Degradation of Natural Resources: Is There a Role for Rural Communities?

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780198290612
eISBN:
9780191601613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198290616.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the most significant findings or propositions of this study on managing village or local resources, and their policy implications. Given the variety of situations that can ... More


Common Property Resources

S. Chattopadhyay

in Economic Geography: Volume 1: Land, Water, and Agriculture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199458417
eISBN:
9780199086757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199458417.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Common property resource is an important research topic in social science research. Geographers study common property resources as part of land use and natural resource, although focused study on ... More


The Taking State

Sanjoy Chakravorty

in The Price of Land: Acquisition, Conflict, Consequence

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198089544
eISBN:
9780199082438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198089544.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter is a brief but comprehensive study of land acquisition in independent India in five discrete sections: (a) the evolution of laws on land acquisition and property rights, from the Land ... More


Food Security

M.H. Qureshi

in Economic Geography: Volume 1: Land, Water, and Agriculture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199458417
eISBN:
9780199086757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199458417.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Food is essential to keep our bodies and souls together. Food provides energy required for keeping us active both physically as well as mentally. The F.A.O. defines it: ‘Food security exists when all ... More


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