Promise, trust, and evolution [electronic resource] : managing the commons of South Asia / edited by Rucha Ghate, Narpat S. Jodha, and Pranab Mukhopadhyay.
- Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008.
1 online resource (417 p.)
- Natural resources, Communal -- South Asia.
South Asia -- Economic conditions.
- Electronic books.
- From land management to water rights, this volume looks at the current status of Common Property Resources, or CPRs, in South Asia. Developed countries, have managed to establish well-defined property rights over numerous resources and in some instances extended non-exclusionary rights over privately owned resources over an extended period of time. In the developing world, however, the share of community property is extensive, either as a response to an expanding market or becausethe exposure to markets in still in its nascent stage. This coupled with the demands of globalization, has led to t
- Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; List of Contributors; Introduction; Part I: Issues and Challenges; 1. Common Property Resources: Economic Analytics; 2. Some Places Again: A 'Restricted' Revisit to Dry Regions of India; 3. Decentralization, Devolution, and Collective Action-A Review of International Experience; Part II: Evolution and Transitions; 4. Does Afforestation Ensure Sustainability? A Study of the Haors of Bangladesh; 5. A Tale of Three Villages: Practised Forestry in India
6. The Stake-Net Fishery Association of Negombo Lagoon, Sri Lanka: Why Has It Survived over 250 Years and Will It Survive another 100 Years?7. Transaction Costs and Institutional Innovation: Sustainability of Tank Aquaculture in Sri Lanka; 8. Irrigation Management-Does Bottom Up Work Better than Top Down in Sri Lanka?; Part III: Livelihoods and Distribution; 9. Heterogeneity, Commons, and Privatization: Agrarian Institutional Change in Goa; 10. Is Cooperation Costly with Diverse Economic Agents?; 11. Who Pays for Conservation: Evidence from Forestry in Nepal
12. Community Tanks vs Private Wells: Coping Strategies and Sustainability Issues in South IndiaPart IV: Statutory and Customary Law; 13. Tradition and Sovereignty: Conflicts over the Forests of Dir-Kohistan; 14. Is the State Passé? Competing Domains in Forestry in Orissa; 15. Efficiency and Low Costs Under Non-Limiting Supply Conditions in Bhutan; 16. So Far So Good: Next Steps in Community Forestry; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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- Ghate, Rucha S. (Rucha Suresh), 1961-
Jodha, N. S.
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