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Understanding knowledge as a commons: from theory to practice

Author: Hess, Charlotte ; Ostrom, ElinorPublisher: MIT Press, 2007.Language: EnglishDescription: 367 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780262083577Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index and glossary
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Includes bibliographical references and index and glossary


Understanding Knowledge as a Commons From Theory to Practice Contents Preface ix I Studying the Knowledge Commons 1 1 Introduction: An Overview of the Knowledge Commons 3 Charlotte Hess and Elinor Ostrom 2 The Growth of the Commons Paradigm 27 David Bollier 3 A Framework for Analyzing the Knowledge Commons 41 Elinor Ostrom and Charlotte Hess II Protecting the Knowledge Commons 83 4 Countering Enclosure: Reclaiming the Knowledge Commons 85 Nancy Kranich 5 Mertonianism Unbound? Imagining Free, Decentralized Access to Most Cultural and Scientific Material 123 James Boyle 6 Preserving the Knowledge Commons 145 Donald J. Waters III Building New Knowledge Commons 169 7 Creating an Intellectual Commons through Open Access 171 Peter Suber 8 How to Build a Commons: Is Intellectual Property Constrictive, Facilitating, or Irrelevant? 209 Shubha Ghosh 9 Collective Action, Civic Engagement, and the Knowledge Commons 247 Peter Levine 10 Free/Open-Source Software as a Framework for Establishing Commons in Science 277 Charles M. Schweik 11 Scholarly Communication and Libraries Unbound: The Opportunity of the Commons 311 Wendy Pradt Lougee 12 EconPort: Creating and Maintaining a Knowledge Commons 333 James C. Cox and J. Todd Swarthout Glossary 349 Index 353

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