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Title People and forests : communities, institutions, and governance / edited by Clark C. Gibson, Margaret A. McKean, and Elinor Ostrom.

Publication Info. Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [2000]

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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 274 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Physical Medium polychrome
Description text file
Series Politics, science, and the environment
Politics, science, and the environment.
Bibliography 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.
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Subject Forest management -- Social aspects.
Forest management -- Social aspects.
Forestry and community.
Forestry and community.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Gibson, Clark C., 1961-
McKean, Margaret A.
Ostrom, Elinor.
Other Form: Print version: People and forests. Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2000 0262072017 (DLC) 99043446 (OCoLC)42290091
ISBN 9780262273800 (electronic book)
0262273802 (electronic book)