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Global Commons

  • By: John Mikler
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Global commons is a term applied to environmental resources simultaneously used and shared by everyone on the planet but under the jurisdiction of no one. In particular, they are not owned by any one nation-state, nor under any single nation-state's jurisdiction, ...

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