TOTC

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TOTCTales of the Cocktail (New Orleans, LA)
TOTCTip of the Cap
TOTCTale of Two Cities (Dickens)
TOTCTurn of the Century
TOTCTrial of the Crusader (World of Warcraft)
TOTCTrial of the Champion (World of Warcraft)
TOTCTragedy of the Commons
TOTCTales Of The City (Armistead Maupin)
TOTCThink Of The Children
TOTCThe Overdub Tampering Committee
TOTCToo Old to Care (band)
TOTCThe Olivia Tremor Control (psychedelic-pop band)
TOTCTyler Obedience Training Club
TOTCTop Of The Circle (American field hockey website)
TOTCTemple of the Cave (Los Angeles, CA)
TOTCTwilight of the Clans (gaming)
TOTCThrill of the Chase
TOTCThe Outsourced Training Company (UK)
TOTCTop of the Court (Bayside, Queens, New York, USA)
TOTCTime On Target Computation
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and free-rider problems that lead to the tragedy of the commons, (176)
The Institutional Analysis and Development framework challenges the predictions of previous models such as Hardin's tragedy of the commons (1968), (non-iterated) prisoner dilemma and Olson's problems of collective action plaguing large groups (1965).
For the tragedy of the commons archetype, for example, this involves diagnosing the commons, identifying the incentives that need to be managed and relevant timeframes, and analysing issues that may interfere in successful action.
The broadest rebuttal of the claim that the tragedy of the commons proves that common property will self-destruct has been advanced by Carol Rose.
The tragedy of the commons is a theory used to explain the depletion of shared resources by individuals acting in their own self-interest with no regard for others; examples include the overfishing of the world's oceans, pollution of groundwater aquifers shared by different communities, and, in the extreme case, the settlement of the Americas by Europeans.
The development by John Locke of the theory of individual, especially private property rights, may be taken as solving the problem posed by the tragedy of the commons.
Cold War Pastures: Garret Hardin and 'The Tragedy of the Commons.
Unfortunately, considering that California's initial attempts to achieve voluntary reductions in water usage were ineffective, it appears the state is at risk of experiencing a tragedy of the commons regarding water--there simply is not enough to meet everyone's wants or needs.
See Garrett Hardin, "The Tragedy of the Commons," Science 162, no.
Wall argues that the idea of the tragedy of the commons has been used to justify enclosure, both in the eighteenth century, in England, and in Africa today.
A tragedy of the commons in a violent, unequal world is where we are heading unless nations and international bodies cooperate.
A passing familiarity with the Realpolitik of climate change suggests that this is an intimidating -- if not intractable -- challenge, displaying elements of the most difficult political and social quandaries: the prisoner's dilemma, the free-rider problem, and the tragedy of the commons.