Approach: Institutions & the Commons

We live together on the earth and have collective interests.

Chapter 4 addresses the problem of the “tragedy of the commons” and the ways that institutions can be used to encourage cooperation in the absence of government regulations or private property regimes.

Institutions & the Commons slides here.

Paul Robbins, John Hintz, and Sarah A. Moore, Environment & Society: A Critical Introduction (2nd edition), Chapter 4.