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Water law & policy : governance without frontiers

Author: Elli Louka
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2008.
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'Water Law and Policy' examines water management in Europe and the difficulties involved in creating integrated water management institutions. The book concentrates on institutional development, norms and guiding principles, implementation strategies, and public participation mechanisms at the local, EU and global levels.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Louka, Elli.
Water law & policy.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2008019071
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elli Louka
ISBN: 9780199705887 0199705887 9780199871841 0199871841
OCLC Number: 402662406
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 446 pages)
Contents: Water governance --
Principles of water management --
The making of the European Union --
Water management in the European Union --
Implementing water management --
Coordination policies and politics --
Designing effective organizations --
Centralization/decentralization dilemmas --
How to predict success in water management --
Models of water policy --
Case studies : Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Netherlands, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Greece --
Information as the foundation of the democratic state --
The participation of the public : towards effective rules in water management? --
Public participation and the strengthening of the democratic state --
Public paticipation in practice --
Instruments for transboundary water management --
Nineteen countries-one river : trade-offs in the management of the Danube River --
Institutional congestion in the management of the Rhine River --
Institution building in the Scheldt and Meuse rivers --
The future of the Elbe River regime --
Tepid institutional development in Southeast Europe --
Participation of stakeholders in international water commissions --
International water authorities and the role of secretariats --
Sketches from national and transnational experience --
Towards a future water policy.
Other Titles: Water law and policy
Responsibility: Elli Louka.


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