Common Waters, Diverging Streams
Linking Institutions and Water Management in Arizona, California, and Colorado
Normal Price: $63.99
Your Price: $57.59 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $6.40! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.88 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 7-10 days, Not for Xmas
Common Waters, Diverging Streams by William Blomquist
Book DescriptionThis book is a firsthand investigation into water management in a fast-growing region of the arid American West. It presents three states that have adopted the conjunctive management of groundwater and surface water to make resources go further in serving people and the environment. Yet conjunctive management has followed a different history, been practiced differently, and produced different outcomes in each state. The authors question why different results have emerged from neighbors trying to solve similar problems with the same policy reform. Common Waters, Diverging Streams makes several important contributions to policy literature and policymaking. The first book on conjunctive water management, it describes how the policy came into existence, how it is practiced, what it does and does not accomplish, and how institutional arrangements affect its application. A second contribution is the book's clear and persuasive links between institutions and policy outcomes. Scholars often declare that institutions matter, but few articles or books provide an explicit case study of how policy linkages work in actual practice. In contrast, Blomquist, Schlager, and Heikkila show how diverging courses in conjunctive water management can be explained by state laws and regulations, legal doctrines, the organizations governing and managing water supplies, and the division of authority between state and local government. Not only do these institutional structures make conjunctive management easier or harder to achieve, but they influence the kinds of problems people try to solve and the purposes for which they attempt conjunctive management.
Buy Common Waters, Diverging Streams book by William Blomquist from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9781891853869
(229mm x 152mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Resources for the Future Press (RFF Press)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 21-Apr-2004
Country of Publication: United States
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Common Waters, Diverging Streams book by William Blomquist and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - William Blomquist
William Blomquist is an associate professor of political science at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), and is a member of the Research Advisory Board of the National Water Research Institute. His previous publications include Dividing the Waters: Governing Groundwater in Southern California. Edella Schlager is an associate professor in the School of Public Administration and Policy at the University of Arizona. She has recently published articles in Natural Resources Journal and the American Behavioral Scientist. Tanya Heikkila is an assistant professor with Columbia University?s MPA program in Environmental Science and Policy in the School of International and Public Affairs. She has recently published articles in Natural Resources Journal (with Schlager and Blomquist) and the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.