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Grassroots Global Governance: Local Watershed Management Experiments and the Evolution of Sustainable Development

Craig M Kauffman

Abstract

When international agreements fail to solve global problems like climate change, transnational networks attempt to address them by applying global best practices, like Integrated Watershed Management, locally around the world. Grassroots Global Governance uses nodal governance theory to explain why some efforts succeed and others fail, but also why the process of implementing global ideas locally causes them to evolve. Transnational actors’ success in implementing global ideas depends on the strategies they use to activate networks of grassroots actors influential in local social and policy ar ... More

Keywords: global governance, local governance, multilevel governance, transnational networks, nodal governance, norm change, integrated watershed management, sustainable development, rights of nature, Ecuador

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780190625733
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190625733.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Craig M Kauffman, author
Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Oregon