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Water Law and Policy: Governance Without Frontiers

Dr. Elli Louka


This book examines water management in Europe, and the difficulties and policy dilemmas involved in creating integrated water management institutions. The book is unique in that it concentrates on institutional development, norms and guiding principles, implementation strategies, and public participation mechanisms at the local level, European Union level, and globally. The book examines the European Union Water Law and Policy as it was adopted at the beginning of 2000 and the attempt to apply integrated water management in Europe. Today, many speak of a water crisis in that the supply of wate ... More

Keywords: water resources, integrated water resources management, European Union, water framework directive, public participation, Danube River, Rhine River, Scheldt River, Meuse River, international water commissions

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Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780195374131
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374131.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Dr. Elli Louka, author
Alphabetics Development & Investment

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Part One The Making of Water Policy

Part Two National Institutions for Water Management

Part Four International Institutions for Water Management

Part Five International Governance Mechanisms

Part Six Anticipating the Future

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