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Cosmopolitan commons : sharing resources and risks across borders / edited by Nil Disco and Eda Kranakis.

Publication:
Cambridge, MA : The MIT Press, [2013]
Format/Description:
Book
x, 345 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series:
Infrastructures series
Infrastructures series
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Subjects:
Infrastructure (Economics) -- Europe.
Europe -- Economic integration.
Natural resources -- International cooperation.
Contents:
Introduction / Nil Disco and Eda Kranakis
Toward a theory of cosmopolitan commons / Nil Disco and Eda Kranakis
Part I: Valorizing nature
The good miracle: building a European airspace commons, 1919-1939 / Eda Kranakis
Negotiating the radio spectrum: the incessant labor of maintaining space for European broadcasting / Nina Wormbs
Conflict and cooperation: negotiating a cosmopolitan hydropower commons in the Karelian Isthmus / Kristiina Korjonen-Kuusipuro
Part II: Protecting humans and nature
Predicting the weather: an information commons for Europe and the world / Paul N. Edwards
Breeding Europe: crop diversity, gene banks, and commoners / Tiago Saraiva
Under a common acid sky: negotiating transboundary air pollution in Europe / Arne Kaijser
Part III: Putting it all together: temporal layering and iInterlinking of cosmopolitan commons in nature's spaces
Changing technology, changing commons: freight, fish and oil in the North Sea / HaĚŠkon With Andersen
One touch of nature makes the whole world kin: ships, fish, phenol and the Rhine, 1815-2000 / Nil Disco
Conclusions / Nil Disco and Eda Kranakis.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Disco, Cornelis, editor of compilation.
Kranakis, Eda, editor of compilation.
ISBN:
9780262019026 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0262019027 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780262518413 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0262518414 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
813540893