Governance Frameworks

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McGinnis, M. D. (2013) How to Use The IAD Framework: An Application to Elinor Ostrom’s Governing the Commons

Ostrom, E. (2009). Understanding institutional diversity. Princeton university press.

McGinnis, M. D. (2011). An introduction to IAD and the language of the Ostrom workshop: a simple guide to a complex framework. Policy Studies Journal, 39(1), 169-183. (revised 9/21/2020)

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Ecology and Society 19(2) (2014). Special issue edited by P. Bots, M. Schlüter, and J. Sendzimir, “A Framework for Analyzing, Comparing, and Diagnosing Social-Ecological Systems.”

Epstein, G., J. Vogt, S. Mincey, M. Cox, and B. Fischer. 2013. “Missing Ecology: Integrating Ecological Perspectives with the Social-Ecological System Framework.” International Journal of the Commons 7(2):432–53.

Janssen, M., F. Bousquet, and E. Ostrom. 2011. “A Multimethod Approach to Study the Governance of Social-Ecological Systems.” Natures Sciences Sociétés (June):4–16.

McGinnis, M.D. and E. Ostrom. 2014. "Social-Ecological System Framework: Initial Changes and Continuing Challenges."Ecology and Society19(2).

Ostrom, E. and M. Cox. 2010. “Moving Beyond Panaceas: A Multi-Tiered Diagnostic Approach for Social-Ecological Analysis.” Environmental Conservation 37(4):451–63.

Ostrom, E. 2009. “A General Framework for Analyzing Sustainability of Social-Ecological Systems.”Science 325(5939):419–22.

Vogt, J. M., Epstein, G. B., Mincey, S. K., Fischer, B. C., & McCord, P. (2015). Putting the" E" in SES: unpacking the ecology in the Ostrom sociale-cological system framework. Ecology and Society, 20(1).



Case Studies of Social-Ecological Systems

Social-Ecological Systems Meta-Analysis Database