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Making Ostrom's Framework Applicable to Characterise Social Ecological Systems at the Local Level

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dc.contributor.author Delgado-Serrano, María del Mar
dc.contributor.author Ramos, Pablo
dc.date.accessioned 2015-10-19T19:06:18Z
dc.date.available 2015-10-19T19:06:18Z
dc.date.issued 2015 en_US
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/10535/9920
dc.description.abstract "Ostrom’s framework to analyse the sustainability of social-ecological systems has attracted great interest in the last years. It was not conceived to characterise systems, but its nature and structure make it very appealing to be used with this objective. However, its use to characterise three social-ecological systems where common-pool resource management is central created some methodological struggles and difficulties for comparing outcomes. This paper aims to present some adaptations developed for improving the framework’s comprehensiveness and practical applicability at local level, such as a transdisciplinary description of the second-level variables, the definition of a set of third-level variables to facilitate and enrich the descriptions and additional guidelines for gathering the information and planning data searching processes at local level. The whole process of adapting and applying the framework was the result of collaboration among scientists, and local researchers and stakeholders. The adapted framework permitted a comprehensive and comparable characterisation of the social-ecological systems analysed and facilitated its use by the local communities." en_US
dc.language English en_US
dc.subject commons en_US
dc.subject complexity en_US
dc.subject sustainability en_US
dc.title Making Ostrom's Framework Applicable to Characterise Social Ecological Systems at the Local Level en_US
dc.type Journal Article en_US
dc.type.published published en_US
dc.type.methodology Theory en_US
dc.subject.sector Theory en_US
dc.identifier.citationjournal International Journal of the Commons en_US
dc.identifier.citationvolume 9 en_US
dc.identifier.citationpages 808-830 en_US
dc.identifier.citationnumber 2 en_US

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