Common Waters, Diverging Streams: Linking Institutions and Water Management in Arizona, California, and Colorado

Common Waters, Diverging Streams: Linking Institutions and Water Management in Arizona, California, and Colorado

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ISBN-13: 9781136527104
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/30/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 216
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

William Blomquist is an associate professor of political science at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), and is a member of the Research Advisory Board of the National Water Research Institute. His previous publications include Dividing the Waters: Governing Groundwater in Southern California. Edella Schlager is an associate professor in the School of Public Administration and Policy at the University of Arizona. She has recently published articles in Natural Resources Journal and the American Behavioral Scientist. Tanya Heikkila is an assistant professor with Columbia University's MPA program in Environmental Science and Policy in the School of International and Public Affairs. She has recently published articles in Natural Resources Journal (with Schlager and Blomquist) and the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management.

Table of Contents

Preface PART 1 Common Waters: Managing Surface Water and Groundwater Resources Together 1. Water Scarcity, Management, and Institutions 2. The Promise of Conjunctive Water Management 3. Opportunities and Obstacles for Conjunctive Management PART 2 How Institutions Matter: Institutions and Conjunctive Management in California, Arizona, and Colorado 4. California 5. Arizona 6. Colorado PART 3 Institutions and Policy Change: Analysis and Recommendations 7. Tracing and Comparing Institutional Effects 8. Future Directions of the Diverging Streams 9. Shaping the Future: Institutional Changes to Improve Water Management Appendix. The Three States: Why We Chose Them, and What We Did Notes Bibliography Index

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