Integrated Governance and Water Basin Management: Conditions for Regime Change and Sustainability

Integrated Governance and Water Basin Management: Conditions for Regime Change and Sustainability


Overview

This book examines water management integration in the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Spain, Italy and Switzerland, based on the European research project EUWARENESS. Coverage includes 12 country-specific case studies, examining theory on water governance, institutional regimes, and property rights, resulting in a tool for monitoring the progress of integrated water management at the basin level in EU member states or other countries.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789401570374
Publisher: Springer Nature B.V.
Publication date: 11/26/2012
Pages: 284
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. List of contributors. 1. Governance of water resources: Introduction, H. Bressers, S. Kuks. 2. Institutional resource regimes and sustainability: Theoretical backgrounds and hypotheses, H. Bressers, D. Fuchs, S. Kuks. 3. Harboring water in a crowded European delta: The IJsselmeer and the Regge in the Netherlands, D. Huitema, S. Kuks. 4. Diverging regimes within a recently federalised state: The Vesdre and the Dender in Belgium, D. Aubin, F. Varone. 5. An innovative but uncompleted integration process: The Audomarois and the Sèvre Nantaise in France, J.-M. Dziedzicki, C. Larrue. 6. Redistributing water uses and living with scarcity: The Matarraña and the Mula in Spain, M. Costejà, N. Font, J. Subirats. 7. Competing integration principles in a decentralising state: The Chiese and the Marecchia in Italy, B. Dente, A. Goria. 8. Rivalry based communities in Europe’s water tower: The Valmaggia and the Seetal Valley in Switzerland, C. Mauch, P. Knoepfel. 9. Integrated governance and water basin management: Comparative analysis and conclusions, H. Bressers, S. Kuks.

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