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Governing international watercourses : river basin organizations and the sustainable governance of internationally shared rivers and lakes

Author: Susanne Schmeier
Publisher: New York : Routledge, ©2013.
Series: Earthscan studies in water resource management.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susanne Schmeier
ISBN: 9780415623582 0415623588 9780203105160 0203105168
OCLC Number: 776536163
Description: xx, 344 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1 Introduction: governing international watercourses effectively 1 --
The puzzle: why does river basin governance effectiveness vary? 1 --
Studying RBO effectiveness: why, when and how do RBOs matter? 4 --
The state of research: combining institutionalism and hydropolitics 7 --
Part I Theory of international river basin governance 19 --
2 Building a theory of river basin governance effectiveness 21 --
Institutionalized cooperation over shared resources 21 --
The effectiveness of institutionalized river basin governance 24 --
Exogenous conditions: problems and actors 31 --
The institutional design of RBOs 40 --
Summary: the analytical framework 57 --
Part II The empirics of international river basin governance 61 --
3 River Basin Organizations around the world 63 --
Introduction: water resources governance across the world 63 --
Exogenous factors for the effectiveness of RBOs: cross-basin observations on problems and situations 67 --
The institutional design of RBOs 80 --
Conclusion 112 --
Part III Case studies 117 --
4 The Mekong River Basin and the MRC: continuous cooperation in spite of adverse conditions 119 --
Water resources governance in the Mekong River Basin 119 --
The effectiveness of river basin governance in the Mekong River Basin 132 --
The MRC: institutionalized cooperation for overcoming the basin's problems 142 --
Conclusion 169 --
5 The Danube River Basin and the ICPDR: strong achievements by a narrow institution 171 --
Water resources governance problems in the Danube River Basin 171 --
The effectiveness of river basin governance in the Danube River Basin 183 --
The ICPDR: getting organizational set-up and river basin governance mechanisms right 191 --
Conclusion 215 --
6 The Senegal River Basin and the Organisation pour la Mise en Valeur du Fleuve Sénégal (OMVS): benign conditions, deficient effectiveness 217 --
The complexity of water resources use in the Senegal River Basin 217 --
The effectiveness of river basin governance in the Senegal River Basin 226 --
The OMVS: institutional impediments to river basin governance effectiveness 240 --
Conclusion 266 --
7 Conclusion 269.
Series Title: Earthscan studies in water resource management.
Responsibility: Susanne Schmeier.

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