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Title People and forests : communities, institutions, and governance / edited by Clark C. Gibson, Margaret A. McKean, and Elinor Ostrom.
Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [2000]
©2000

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 MUSKINGUM STACKS  SD387.S55 P46 2000    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 MUSKINGUM STACKS  SD387.S55 P46 2000    AVAILABLE  
Series Politics, science, and the environment
Politics, science, and the environment.
Subject Forest management -- Social aspects.
Forestry and community.
Alt Name Gibson, Clark C., 1961-
McKean, Margaret A.
Ostrom, Elinor.
Description xxiv, 274 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Explaining deforestation : the role of local institutions / Clark C. Gibson, Margaret A. McKean, and Elinor Ostrom -- Common property : what is it, what is it good for, and what makes it work? / Margaret A. McKean -- Small is beautiful, but is larger better? Forest-management institutions in the Kumaon Himalaya, India / Arun Agrawal -- Successful forest management : the importance of security of tenure and rule enforcement in Ugandan forests / Abwoli Y. Banana and William Gombya-Ssembajjwe -- Optimal foraging, institutions, and forest change : a case from Nepal / Charles M. Schweik -- A lack of institutional demand : why a strong local community in Western Ecuador fails to protect its forest / Clark C. Gibson and C. Dustin Becker -- Indigenous forest management in the Bolivian Amazon : lessons from the Yuracaré people / C. Dustin Becker and Rosario León -- Population and forest dynamics in the hills of Nepal : institutional remedies by rural communities / George Varughese -- Forests, people, and governance : some initial theoretical lessons / Clark C. Gibson, Elinor Ostrom, and Margaret A. McKean -- Appendix : International forestry resources and institutions research strategy / Elinor Ostrom and Mary Beth Wertime.
ISBN 0262072017 (alk. paper)
0262571374 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 42290091
Table of Contents
 Tables 
 Figures 
 Series Foreword 
 Preface 
 Contributors 
 Acronyms and Abbreviations 
1Explaining Deforestation: The Role of Local Institutions / Clark C. Gibson, Margaret A. McKean, Elinor Ostrom1
2Common Property: What Is It, What Is It Good for, and What Makes It Work? / Margaret A. McKean27
3Small Is Beautiful, but Is Larger Better? Forest-Management Institutions in the Kumaon Himalaya, India / Arun Agrawal57
4Successful Forest Management: The Importance of Security of Tenure and Rule Enforcement in Ugandan Forests / Abwoli Y. Banana, William Gombya-Ssembajjwe87
5Optimal Foraging, Institutions, and Forest Change: A Case from Nepal / Charles M. Schweik99
6A Lack of Institutional Demand: Why a Strong Local Community in Western Ecuador Fails to Protect Its Forest / Clark C. Gibson, C. Dustin Becker135
7Indigenous Forest Management in the Bolivian Amazon: Lessons from the Yuracare People / C. Dustin Becker, Rosario Leon163
8Population and Forest Dynamics in the Hills of Nepal: Institutional Remedies by Rural Communities / George Varughese193
9Forests, People, and Governance: Some Initial Theoretical Lessons / Clark C. Gibson, Elinor Ostrom, Margaret A. McKean227
 Appendix: International Forestry Resources and Institutions Research Strategy / Elinor Ostrom, Mary Beth Wertime243
 Index269



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