Revisiting Maine’s Lobster Commons: Rescaling Political Subjects

TitleRevisiting Maine’s Lobster Commons: Rescaling Political Subjects
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsBrewer J
JournalInternational Journal of the Commons
Source DocumentAccessible with appropriate permission
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Mount Desert Island Lobster Fishery

The lobster grounds of Mount Desert Island are located within Hancock County, Maine, some 250 miles northeast of Boston and 150 miles southwest of the U.S. - Canada border. The original case spans from 1969 to1974 and catalogues an action situation involving approximately 75 lobster fishermen; lobster is the stationary resource unit.This case study is part of the original Common-Pool Resource (CPR) database. A summary of the original CPR coding conducted in the 1980s by Edella Schlager and Shui...
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