ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Common Property, Collective Action and Ecology

and Ecology Much modern discourse on environmental degradation takes place under the shadow of the 'tragedy of the commons'. The logic of that metaphor has been used by states for seizing control of local commons on grounds of conservation. Report on a conference which sought to highlight research on common property systems that do function, the limits to local solutions to ecological dilemmas and the problems with state-directed environmental protection.

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