Governing The Commons The Evolutions Of Institutions For Collective Action

5562 words - 23 pages

XAVIER INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT, BHUBANESWAR

Term Paper
Ecosystem and Sustainability management

Gaurav Anand | U311067 Gautam Bhut | U311068 Krishanu Chakraborty | U311073 Rahul Fatnani | U311084 Saket Vardhan | U311088 Suraj Kumar S | u311094

The term paper is an attempt to review the noble prize winning work of Elinor Ostrom,” Governing the Commons-The Evolutions of Institutions for Collective Action” and extending it to analyze the Forest Rights Act through the IAD Framework.

Contents
Introduction ................................................................................................................................................ 3 How are the Commons & CPRs ...view middle of the document...

............................................... 5 Introduction .............................................................................................................................................. 5 IAD Framework ......................................................................................................................................... 6 Background on the IAD and Its Grammatical Syntax ................................................................................ 7 Action Arena ............................................................................................................................................. 7 Syntax ........................................................................................................................................................ 7 Applying IAD Framework for Policy Analysis- Extending it to the Forest Rights Act .................................... 8 Action Arena ............................................................................................................................................. 8 Actors ...................................................................................................................................................... 11 The Process ............................................................................................................................................. 12 Syntax Analysis of the Forest Rights Act ................................................................................................. 14 Inference and Further Scope ...................................................................................................................... 18 References .................................................................................................................................................. 20

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Introduction
The book is an effort to: Critique the foundation of policy analysis as applied to many natural resources. Present empirical examples of successful and unsuccessful and unsuccessful efforts to govern and manage such resources. Begin effort to develop better intellectual tools to understand the capabilities and limitations of self-governing institutions for regulating much type of resources. How was it done? Describing the 3 models. Pose theoretical and empirical alternatives to these models to illustrate diversity of solutions. Finally explain how communities of individuals fashion different ways of governing commons.1

How are the Commons & CPRs defined?
The commons is a general term for shared resources in which each stakeholder has an equal interest. Studies on the commons include the information commons with issues about public knowledge, the public domain, open science, and the free exchange of ideas -- all issues at the core of a direct democracy.

Common-pool resources (CPRs) are natural or human-made resources where one person's use subtracts from another's use and where it is...

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