Freshwater Governance for the 21st Century

by Eiman Karar

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Book Description

The objective of this book is to broadly illustrate the key aspects of water governance, mapping the spectrum of decision-making from techno-centric and eco-centric approaches, to hybrid concepts and people-centric approaches. Topics covered include the challenges for water-governance models, the polycentric model, the integration challenge, water in the decision-making hierarchy, and the rise of water-sensitive design, while also taking into account interdependencies between stakeholders, as well as the issue of scale. The book's content is presented in an integrated and comprehensive format, building on detailed case studies from around the world and the authors' working experiences in the water sector. Combining essential insights with accessible, non-technical language, it offers a valuable resource for academics, technicians and policy-makers alike.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY-NC). You can download Freshwater Governance for the 21st Century ebook for free in PDF format (4.5 MB).

Book Details

Publisher
Springer
Published
2017
Pages
271
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9783319433486
ISBN10
3319433482
ISBN13 Digital
9783319433509
ISBN10 Digital
3319433504
PDF Size
4.5 MB
License
CC BY-NC

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