Governance as a Trialogue: Government-Society-Science in Transition / Edition 1

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Overview

The Global Water Partnership notes that the crisis in the water sector is a one of governance. Water management is an integral part of ecosystem governance and is closely linked to the sustainable development discourse. This book unpacks the core elements of governance, with a specific focus on water. It analyzes the linkages between key variables in an effort to increase our understanding of what makes governance good.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783540462651
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 3/6/2007
  • Series: Water Resources Development and Management Series
  • Edition description: 2007
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 354
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

Towards a Model for Ecosystem Governance: An Integrated Water Resource Management Example.- An Overview of Governance.- Global Experience on Governance.- National Perspectives on Water Governance: Lessons from the IWRM Planning Process in Malawi and Zambia.- Good Ecosystem Governance: Balancing Ecosystems and Social Needs.- The Role of Good Governance in Sustainable Development: Implications for Integrated Water Resource Management in Southern Africa.- Transnational Dimensions of Freshwater Ecosystem Governance.- Interrogation of the Trialogue Model.- From Dialogue to Trialogue: Sustainable Ecosystem Governance and Civil Society.- Evolution of International Norms and Values for Transboundary Groundwater Governance.- Dynamics of Transboundary Groundwater Management: Lessons from North America.- Organisational Culture as a Function of Adaptability and Responsiveness in Public Service Agencies.- Lessons from Changes in Governance of Fire Management: The Ukuvuka Operation Firestop Campaign.- The Government-and-Society Challenge in a Fledgling Democracy — Ecosystem Governance in South Africa, with a Particular Focus on the Management of the Phongolo Floodplains and Reservoir.- Cross-cutting Governance Requirements.- Principles Enabling Learning Environments for Good Ecosystem Governance.- The Role of Communication in Governance: The River Health Programme as a Case Study.- An Institutional Perspective on Governance — The Evolution of Integrated River Management in Victoria, Australia.- Conclusion.- Ecosystem Governance and the Trialogue Debate: An Overview of the Trialogue Relationship and the Engagement along Interfaces.- The Trialogue Revisited: Quo Vadis Governance?.

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