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.
"Public Deliberation as a Tool for Managing the Commons: A Case Study of the Bloomington Community Orchard,"
Journal of Public Deliberation: Vol. 11
, Article 8.
Available at: http://www.publicdeliberation.net/jpd/vol11/iss2/art8