Methods for studying collective action in rural development

Special issue of Agricultural Systems

Ruth Suseela Suseela Meinzen-Dick, ed., Monica. ed. Di Gregorio, Nancy McCarthy
2004

Contents: Methods for studying collective action in rural development / In pursuit of comparable concepts and data about collective action / Cooperation, collective action and natural resources management in Burkina Faso / Assessing the factors underlying differences in achievements of farmer groups: methodological issues and empirical findings from the highlands of Central Kenya / Collective action for grazing land management in crop–livestock mixed systems in the highlands of northern Ethiopia / Understanding, measuring and utilizing social capital: clarifying concepts and presenting a field application from India / What do people bring into the game? Experiments in the field about cooperation in the commons / Methods of consensus building for community-based fisheries management in Bangladesh and the Mekong Delta."