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Australian water governance in the global context: understanding the benefits of localism

Dare, Melanie (Lain); Daniell, Katherine


Effective water governance is essential for sustainable global futures. However, conflicting water values increases tension in water governance, highlighting the need for governance systems able to cope with competing objectives. In this paper, we explore the potential for ‘localism’ to improve water governance through increased social learning and institutional integration. We argue that localism can provide a bridge between policy-makers and policy-implementers, as long as there is sufficient...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Policy Studies
DOI: 10.1080/01442872.2016.1188908


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