Water Institutions: Policies, Performance and Prospects / Edition 1

Water Institutions: Policies, Performance and Prospects / Edition 1

ISBN-10:
3642062776
ISBN-13:
9783642062773
Pub. Date:
12/16/2010
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg

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Overview

Water Institutions: Policies, Performance and Prospects / Edition 1

This is a global survey and assessment of the structure, evolution, and performance of water institutions – administration policies and regulatory practices – in regional, national, and international settings. The coverage includes analysis and discussion of the rationale for institutional innovations, based on case study findings; specific suggestions for sustainable institutional design; and recommendations for implementing institutional reforms.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642062773
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 12/16/2010
Series: Water Resources Development and Management
Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2005
Pages: 210
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

Water Ownership, Allocation, and Management in Hawaii.- Institutions for Resources Management: A Case Study from Sri Lanka.- Water Institutions in India: Structure, Performance, and Change.- Uphill Flow of Reform in China’s Irrigation Districts.-Institutions for Water Management in Mexico.- Water Institutions in the Middle East.-Institutions in South African International River Basins.- Property Rights, Water Rights and the Changing Scene in Western Water.- Finding a Modern Role for the Prior Appropriation Doctrine in the American West.- Subject Index.

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