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Common property externalities: Isolation, assurance, and resource depletion in a traditional grazing context
Common property rights are distinct from open access, where there are no laws regulating individual grazing; it is the breakdown of common property rights which has resulted in overgrazing in the Sahel, which in turn has ...
Rehabilitation in complex political emergencies: Is rebuilding civil society the answer?
(Oxford, UK: Blackwell Publishers, 1998)
The impact of conflict in sub-Saharan Africa is such that it cannot be considered to be a temporary aberration outside the mainstream development agenda. Intervention into complex political emergencies (CPEs) is aimed at ...
Decentralisation, participation and accountability in Sahelian Forestry: Legal instruments of political-administrative control
(Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1999)
Colonial relations of political administration are being reproduced in the current era of participation and decentralisation. In natural resource management, participation and decentralisation are promoted on the basis ...
Beyond the square wheel: Toward a more comprehensive understanding of biodiversity conservation as social and political process
In this article, we build on an accompanying critique of recent writings in international biodiversity conservation (this issue, 15 January 2002, pp. 17-40). Many scholars and observers are calling for more stringent ...