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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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This book argues that essential resources ought to be governed by a combination of Voice and Reflexivity: the ability of social groups to choose the rules by which they are governed and the  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Études transculturelles
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katharina Pistor; Olivier de Schutter
ISBN: 9780231172783 0231172788
OCLC Number: 991297553
Notes: Index.
Description: vii, 379 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction, towards voice and reflexivity / Olivier De Schutter & Katharina Pistor --
Land's essentiality and land governance / Derek Hall --
Governing boundaries : exclusion, essential resources, and sustainability / Edella Schlager --
Property theory, essential resources, and the global land rush / Hanoch Dagan --
Multiplicity : water, rules and the making of connections in Mumbai / Nikhil Anand --
Voice, reflexivity and say : governing access to and control of land in China / Eva Pils --
Tenure security and exclusion processes in peri-urban areas and rural hinterlands of West African cities / Alain Durand-Lasserve --
Redirecting regulation? : land titling and Cambodia's post-neoliberal conjuncture / Michael B. Dwyer --
Erosion of essential resources in neoliberal India : a bottom-up view / Vamsi Vakulabharana --
Comparing water access regimes under conditions of scarcity : the tale of two communities in the US / Michael Cox --
Go with the flow : lessons from water management and water markets for essential resources / Vanessa Cassado-Pérez --
Ecology : water governance's missing link / Scott McKenzie --
Water scarcity in Moroco : voice, narrative and essential resource governance / John Hursh --
Solving trans-border water issues in changing climate scenarios of South-Asia : a theoretical illustration using a principal-agent bargaining approach / Nilhari Neupane --
Voice and reflexivity in essential resources : reforming the community land regime in Kenya / Laila Macharia --
Do traditional institutions matter in participatory essential resource governance systems in Zimbabwe? / Manase Kudzai Chiweshe --
Local corporations : an organizational form to reduce information costs and maintain supportive resources / James Krueger --
Responsibility: edited by Katharina Pistor and Olivier de Schutter.


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Since the market routinely fails to secure access to the resources essential for survival, what are the alternatives? The editors of this volume propose a strong normative framework to resolve the Read more...

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