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Ecology: Water Governance’s Missing Link

Scott McKenzie

in Governing Access to Essential Resources

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172783
eISBN:
9780231540766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172783.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

McKenzie shows that governance regimes that emphasize human rights, water basin management, or the ecology of water not only lead to different governance solutions but affect the sustainability of ... More


MultipliCity: Water, Rules, and the Making of Connections in Mumbai

Nikhil Anand

in Governing Access to Essential Resources

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172783
eISBN:
9780231540766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172783.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Essential resources, Anand argues, can be curtailed not only by the physical nature of the environmental infrastructure, but equally by human-made physical and social infrastructures. He analyzes the ... More


Water Scarcity in Morocco: Voice, Narrative, and Essential Resource Governance

John Hursh

in Governing Access to Essential Resources

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172783
eISBN:
9780231540766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172783.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Hursh takes the analysis of water management to Morocco. The country has a tradition of water scarcity, but climate change, intensive agriculture and an expanding tourism industry have put additional ... More


Corporate Water Stewardship: Lessons for Goal-based Hybrid Governance

Takahiro Yamada

in Governing through Goals: Sustainable Development Goals as Governance Innovation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035620
eISBN:
9780262337410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035620.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter analyses the way in which the UN Global Compact Office (UNGCO) has attempted to mobilize the private sector to contribute to the attainment of MDG 7 through its initiative, the CEO Water ... More


Reforming Governance and Institutions

Edward B. Barbier

in The Water Paradox: Overcoming the Global Crisis in Water Management

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300224436
eISBN:
9780300240573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300224436.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter studies the reform of water institutions and governance. Reforming governance and institutions to meet the challenge of growing water scarcity and competing demands is at the heart of ... More


Tackling Elite Capture by the ‘Counter-Elite’ and ‘Co-Opt-Elite’ Approaches in Bangladesh and Ghana

Sam Wong

in The Role of Elites in Economic Development

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199659036
eISBN:
9780191749032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659036.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Community-based development has been criticized for inadequate understanding of power relationships at the local level, which leaves room for elite capture. This chapter compares and contrasts two ... More


Go with the Flow: Lessons From Water Management and Water Markets for Essential Resources

Vanessa Casado-Pérez

in Governing Access to Essential Resources

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172783
eISBN:
9780231540766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172783.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Cassado-Pérez investigates water markets and, like Dagan, suggests that the market mechanism can be put to use for allocating scarce water resources as long as it is properly governed. Her empirical ... More


The Future of Water

Edward B. Barbier

in The Water Paradox: Overcoming the Global Crisis in Water Management

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300224436
eISBN:
9780300240573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300224436.003.0010
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This concluding chapter looks at the future of water. There are two possible paths for managing water. First, if the world continues with inadequate governance and institutions, incorrect market ... More


Water, Place, and Equity

John M. Whiteley, Helen Ingram, and Richard Warren Perry (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262232715
eISBN:
9780262286107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262232715.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Many predict that by the end of the twenty-first century water will dominate world natural resources politics as oil does at the beginning. Access to water is widely regarded as a basic human right, ... More


Situating Urban Drought Resilience: Theory, Practice and Sustainability Science

Lawrence Baker (ed.)

in Sustainability: Approaches to Environmental Justice and Social Power

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479894567
eISBN:
9781479822447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479894567.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Cities around the world are experiencing greater water stress as the result of growing urban populations, increasing per capita wealth (and water use), and climate change. This chapter examines the ... More


Toward a Multi-level Action Framework for Sustainable Development Goals

Joyeeta Gupta and Måns Nilsson

in Governing through Goals: Sustainable Development Goals as Governance Innovation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035620
eISBN:
9780262337410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035620.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter proposes a Multi-level Action Framework for implementing the Sustainable Development Goals. It suggests that there should be three Action Principles, namely to govern sustainable ... More


The Importance of Equity and the Limits of Efficiency in Water Resources

Helen Ingram, John M. Whiteley, and Richard Perry

in Water, Place, and Equity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262232715
eISBN:
9780262286107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262232715.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter explores the value of water in today’s society. The importance of water is even marked by the fact that access to clean water and sanitation at an affordable price was listed by the ... More


Solving Transborder Water Issues in Changing Climate Scenarios of South Asia: A Theoretical Illustration Using a Principal-Agent Bargaining Approach

Nilhari Neupane

in Governing Access to Essential Resources

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172783
eISBN:
9780231540766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172783.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Neupane looks at India, which is situated downstream on the Ganges basin, and how it uses its regional power to gain greater access to water (for irrigation and electricity) at the expense of Nepal, ... More


Bridging the hierarchical and collaborative divide: the role of network managers in scaling up a network approach to water governance in California

Esther Conrad

Chris Ansell and Jacob Torfing (eds)

in How Does Collaborative Governance Scale?

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447340553
eISBN:
9781447340591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340553.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Network governance represents an important approach to managing complex environmental challenges because of its capacity to support learning. However, multi-scalar problems often require networks to ... More


Thirsty Cities: How Indian Cities Can Meet their Water Needs

M. Dinesh Kumar

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198099550
eISBN:
9780199084517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099550.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book is about sustainable urban water management for developing countries. It deals with holistically managing different aspects of urban water viz., water resources, water supplies, waste water ... More


Policy analysis in networks:: the battle of analysis and the potentials of joint fact-finding

Arwin van Buuren and Joop Koppenjan

in Policy analysis in the Netherlands

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447313335
eISBN:
9781447313359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313335.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The Netherlands have a strong tradition of policy making that is based on knowledge of public scientific institutions. The horizontalization that characterizes policy making in many areas, resulting ... More


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