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Guerilla Gardening and Community Forests

What does self-governance look like? In this video, Professor Mark Pennington explores the case studies of guerilla gardening and community forests.

How do communities change their residents’ incentives to manage common pool resources without resorting to individual private property or government ownership?

In this video, we explore two case studies: 1) How urban gardening associations manage the problem of public littering in the UK, and 2) how communities manage forests in southern Mexico using mechanisms of self-governance.

What do these mechanisms look like? What makes them successful? Consider these questions in the discussion space below.

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The Ideal of Self-Governance: Public Policy Beyond Markets and States

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