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The Growth of the Commons Paradigm

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dc.contributor.author Bollier, David
dc.date.accessioned 2009-09-28T14:08:18Z
dc.date.available 2009-09-28T14:08:18Z
dc.date.issued 2007 en_US
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/10535/4975
dc.description.abstract From page 27: "...it can be a formidable challenge to explain that the commons is more pervasive than we may realize, and that it can be a highly effective way to create economic and social wealth. That is precisely what this book seeks to demonstrate and explain. A commons model is at work in the social systems for scholarly communication, in the work of research libraries as they gather and share knowledge, and in the behavior of scientific communities as they generate and disseminate their research. A commons model is at work in the new EconPort, which manages a large economics literature for its user community, and in the Conservation Commons, which is building a 'global public domain' for literature about the environment and conservation. ..."The commons has too many variations to be captured in a fixed, universal set of principles. Each commons has distinctive dynamics based on its participants, history, cultural values, the nature of the resource, and so forth. Still, there are some recurring themes evident in different commons. A key goal of this chapter is to showcase the many different sorts of commons operating in American life today and to illustrate how, despite significant differences, they embody certain general principles." en_US
dc.language English en_US
dc.publisher MIT Press en_US
dc.relation.ispartof Understanding Knowledge as a Commons: From Theory to Practice en_US
dc.subject information commons en_US
dc.subject common pool resources en_US
dc.subject public domain en_US
dc.title The Growth of the Commons Paradigm en_US
dc.type Book Chapter en_US
dc.type.published published en_US
dc.type.methodology Theory en_US
dc.coverage.region North America en_US
dc.coverage.country United States en_US
dc.subject.sector Information & Knowledge en_US
dc.subject.sector Theory en_US
dc.identifier.citationpages 27-40 en_US
dc.identifier.citationpubloc Cambridge, MA en_US

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