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Spain

Manuel Jiménez

in Environmental Protest in Western Europe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199252060
eISBN:
9780191601064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252068.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The recent evolution of environmental protest in Spain is considered against the background of the consolidation of the environmental movement and the institutionalization of an environmental policy ... More


Water Law, Poverty, and Development: Water Sector Reforms in India

Philippe Cullet

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199546237
eISBN:
9780191705519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546237.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

With the world's supply of fresh water looking increasingly threatened, water law has gained tremendous importance in the last few years. This subject has however received remarkably little academic ... More


Introduction

Elli Louka

in Water Law and Policy: Governance Without Frontiers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374131
eISBN:
9780199871841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374131.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the primary objective of this book, which is to explore the paradox of managing waters based on artificial and administrative boundaries, and the ... More


Context for Water Law and Water Sector Reforms

Philippe Cullet

in Water Law, Poverty, and Development: Water Sector Reforms in India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199546237
eISBN:
9780191705519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546237.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter situates water law and policy in its broader context, starting with the question of water availability and water scarcity. It discusses the context within which issues of access to water ... More


Water Quality and European Environmental Governance

Albert Weale, Geoffrey Pridham, Michelle Cini, Dimitrios Konstadakopulos, Martin Porter, and Brendan Flynn

in Environmental Governance in Europe: An Ever Closer Ecological Union?

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199257478
eISBN:
9780191698460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257478.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines a core subset of EU water directives as a way of illustrating the operation of the EU's system of environmental governance in respect of water policy. First, this chapter ... More


Case Studies

Elli Louka

in Water Law and Policy: Governance Without Frontiers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374131
eISBN:
9780199871841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374131.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter presents case studies on water management in various EU countries. These include Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Netherlands, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, and Greece.


Ownership Models for Water Services: Implications for Regulation

Sarah Hendry

in Property and the Law in Energy and Natural Resources

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579853
eISBN:
9780191722745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579853.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter is concerned with the provision of water services — drinking water and sanitation — the latter of which may or may not involve waterborne disposal through a sewerage system. It examines ... More


Centralization/Decentralization Dilemmas

Elli Louka

in Water Law and Policy: Governance Without Frontiers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374131
eISBN:
9780199871841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374131.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter discusses the centralization and decentralization challenges emerging from the water framework directive. For most member states of the EU, the mandate to manage water at the river basin ... More


Designing Effective Organizations

Elli Louka

in Water Law and Policy: Governance Without Frontiers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374131
eISBN:
9780199871841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374131.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter discusses the issue of institutional effectiveness within the context of the water framework directive (WFD). The WFD prescribes that a river basin district must be managed by a ... More


Towards a Future Water Policy

Elli Louka

in Water Law and Policy: Governance Without Frontiers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374131
eISBN:
9780199871841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374131.003.0026
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter discusses future directions for the EU implementation of integrated water resources management (IWRM). Topics covered include the advantages of centralization, multilevel coordination, ... More


Giving Back: Norms, Ethics, and Law in the Service of Philanthropy *

Patricia Illingworth

in Giving Well: The Ethics of Philanthropy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199739073
eISBN:
9780199855872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739073.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter looks at how charitable tax law can be used to increase giving. The chapter focuses (1) on the rule that nonitemizers may not deduct their charitable gifts and (2) on the water's edge ... More


Principles of Water Management

Elli Louka

in Water Law and Policy: Governance Without Frontiers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374131
eISBN:
9780199871841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374131.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter discusses integrated water resources management (IWRM), which has been proposed as a means to redefine water management. Topics covered include basics of IWRM, international aspects of ... More


Nineteen Countries One River: Trade-offs in the Management of the Danube River

Elli Louka

in Water Law and Policy: Governance Without Frontiers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374131
eISBN:
9780199871841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374131.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter begins with a discussion of the importance of the Danube River. The Danube River basin district is frequently referred to as one of the most international river basin districts. Many ... More


Water Governance

Elli Louka

in Water Law and Policy: Governance Without Frontiers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374131
eISBN:
9780199871841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374131.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter begins with a discussion of the status of world water resources. It identifies uneven water distribution, pollution, salinization, droughts, and floods as typical problems in many ... More


Coordination Policies and Politics

Elli Louka

in Water Law and Policy: Governance Without Frontiers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374131
eISBN:
9780199871841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374131.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter begins with a discussion of coordination of EU policies. It then discusses how to make regional policy work for water policy, environmental policy and industrial competitiveness, ... More


From Dismantling by Default to Symbolic Dismantling? Water Policy in the United Kingdom

Andrew Jordan and John Turnpenny

in Dismantling Public Policy: Preferences, Strategies, and Effects

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199656646
eISBN:
9780191746000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656646.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

This chapter examines how the transition to a more multi-level system of water governance in Britain has affected the way in which dismantling was conceived of and pursued. It does so by analysing ... More


Models of Water Policy

Elli Louka

in Water Law and Policy: Governance Without Frontiers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374131
eISBN:
9780199871841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374131.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter begins with a discussion of institutional leadership in the implementation of the water framework directive (WFD). Many central and eastern European member states have assigned the ... 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


The Global Water Crisis, Privatization, and the Bolivian Water War

Madeline Baer

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/9780262232715.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter discusses the controversial water privatization policy in Cochabamba, Bolivia, which passed after massive protests, and uses this case as an example to forward the notion that ... More


Ending the Underpricing 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/9780300224436.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter addresses the challenge of the chronic underpricing of water resources. In a world of rising water scarcity, the underpricing of water is anathema to good water management. There is ... More


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