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Governing the tap : special district governance and the new local politics of water

Author: Megan Mullin
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2009.
Series: American and comparative environmental policy.
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Megan Mullin offers analysis of the political consequences of special district governance in drinking water management & offers new insights to the influence of political structures on local policymaking.
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Mullin, Megan, 1973-
Governing the tap.
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2009
(DLC) 2008044250
(OCoLC)263146907
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Megan Mullin
ISBN: 9780262259088 0262259087 9780262013130 0262013134 9780262512978 0262512971 9780262258395 0262258390 1282694677 9781282694675
OCLC Number: 460184060
Awards: Winner of APSA Science, Technology, and Environmental Politics Section Lynton Keith Caldwell Award 2010.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 266 p.) : ill., maps.
Contents: Introduction --
A conditional theory of specialized governance --
Private costs and public benefits in local public services --
Distributing the price of growth --
Boundaries and the incentive to act alone --
Fighting over land and water: venues in local growth disputes --
Specialization and fragmentation in American local governance.
Series Title: American and comparative environmental policy.
Responsibility: Megan Mullin.
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