The Knowledge Commons Research Framework

The following offers a brief introduction to the knowledge commons research framework that is described and applied in Governing Knowledge Commons (Frischmann, Madison, & Strandburg eds., Oxford University Press 2014):

A schematic of the framework:

Source: “Governing Knowledge Commons,” in Governing Knowledge Commons (Frischmann, Madison, & Strandburg eds., Oxford University Press 2014) at 19; originally published in Madison, Frischmann & Strandburg, Constructing Commons in the Cultural Environment, 95 Cornell L. Rev. 657 (2010). Adapted from Elinor Ostrom, Understanding Institutional Diversity (Princeton University Press 2005).

Using the framework to build a case study:


Source: “Governing Knowledge Commons,” in Governing Knowledge Commons (Frischmann, Madison, & Strandburg eds., Oxford University Press 2014) at 20, 21.