Collective Action and the Evolution of Social Norms: the principled optimism of Elinor Ostrom

  title={Collective Action and the Evolution of Social Norms: the principled optimism of Elinor Ostrom},
  author={Matthew R. Auer},
  journal={Journal of Natural Resources Policy Research},
  pages={265 - 271}
  • M. Auer
  • Published 23 September 2014
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Natural Resources Policy Research
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