Rules, Games, and Common-pool Resources

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University of Michigan Press, 1994 - Nature - 369 pages
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Explores ways that the tragedy of the commons can be avoided by people who use common-property resources
 

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Contents

Rules Games and CommonPool Resource Problems
3
Institutional Analysis and CommonPool Resources
23
Games Appropriators Play
51
Rules and Games
75
CPR Baseline Appropriation Experiments
105
Probabilistic Destruction of the CPR
129
Communication in the Commons
145
Sanctioning and Communication Institutions
171
Fishers Institutional Responses to CommonPool Resource Dilemmas
247
Rules Rule Making and Rule Breaking Examining the Fit between Rule Systems and Resource Use
267
Changing Rules Changing Games Evidence from Groundwater Systems in Southern California
283
Regularities from the Field and Possible Explanations
301
Cooperation and Social Capital
319
Bibliography
331
Contributors
361
Index
363

Regularities from the Laboratory and Possible Explanations
195
Institutions and Performance in Irrigation Systems
225

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