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Governing access to essential resources

Author: Katharina Pistor; Olivier de Schutter
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2016.
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Essential resources do more than satisfy people's needs. They ensure a dignified existence. Since the competition for essential resources, particularly fresh water and arable land, is increasing, and standard legal institutions, such as property rights and national border controls, are strangling access to resources for some while delivering prosperity to others, many are searching for ways to ensure their fair  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Cross-cultural studies
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Katharina Pistor; Olivier de Schutter
ISBN: 9780231540766 0231540760 0231172788 9780231172783
OCLC Number: 929851459
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Part 1: Analytical Framework 1. Introduction: Towards Voice and Reflexivity, by Olivier De Schutter and Katharina Pistor Part 2: Essential Resources: Challenges Ahead 2. Land's Essentiality and Land Governance, by Derek Hall 3. Governing Boundaries: Exclusion, Essential Resources, and Sustainability, by Edella Schlager 4. Property Theory, Essential Resources, and the Global Land Rush, by Hanoch Dagan 5. MultipliCity: Water, Rules and the Making of Connections in Mumbai, by Nikhil Anand Part 3: Beyond Voice and Reflexivity 6. Voice, Reflexivity, and Say: Governing Access to and Control of Land in China, by Eva Pils 7. Tenure Security and Exclusion Processes in Peri-urban areas and Rural Hinterlands of West African Cities, by Alain Durand-Lasserve 8. Redirecting Regulation? Land Titling and Cambodia's Post-Neoliberal Conjuncture, by Michael B. Dwyer 9. Erosion of Essential Resources in Neoliberal India: A Bottom-Up View, by Vamsi Vakulabharana 10. Comparing Water Access Regimes Under Conditions of Scarcity: The Tale of two Communities in the United States, by Michael Cox Part 4: Governing Essential Resources in Action 11. Go with the Flow: Lessons from Water Management and Water Markets for Essential Resources, by Vanessa Cassado-Perez 12. Ecology: Water Governance's Missing Link, by Scott McKenzie 13. Water Scarcity in Morocco: Voice, Narrative, and Essential Resource Governance, by John Hursh 14. Solving Trans-Border Water Issues in Changing Climate Scenarios of South Asia: A Theoretical Illustration Using a Principal-Agent Bargaining Approach, by Nilhari Neupane 15. Voice and Reflexivity in Essential Resources: Reforming the Community Land Regime in Kenya, by Laila Macharia 16. Do Traditional Institutions Matter in Participatory Essential Resource Governance Systems in Zimbabwe?, by Manase Kudzai Chiweshe 17. Local Corporations: An Organizational Form to Reduce Information Costs and Maintain Supportive Resources, by James Krueger Epilogue, by Olivier De Schutter and Katharina Pistor Contributors Index
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