Public Deliberation as a Tool for Managing the Commons: A Case Study of the Bloomington Community Orchard

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This essay focuses on how public deliberation is used as a tool for managing the commons. Through the lens of Elinor Ostrom’s research of managing the commons, the Bloomington Community Orchard is analyzed as a case study to better understand the value of the process of public deliberation as a tool for managing the commons and the importance of timing for implementation.

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managing the commons, public voice, public deliberation

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Napoli L., (2015) “Public Deliberation as a Tool for Managing the Commons: A Case Study of the Bloomington Community Orchard”, Journal of Public Deliberation 11(2). doi: https://doi.org/10.16997/jdd.238

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Lisa-Marie Napoli (Political and Civic Engagement Program, Indiana University)

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