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

Hardcover (Print)
Buy New
Buy New from
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $29.28
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 89%)
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (6) from $29.28   
  • New (2) from $161.78   
  • Used (4) from $29.28   


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.

Read More Show Less

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?.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star


4 Star


3 Star


2 Star


1 Star


Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation


  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)