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Transboundary Water Management in Federal Political Systems: A Story of Three Semi-arid Rivers

Garrick, Dustin; De Stefano, Lucia; Pittock, James; Connell, Daniel


Federalism has increasing influence on river basin management across diverse geographic and political economic contexts, ranging from Australia and the US to India and Iraq (Garrick et al. 2013). Federal countries divide authority across territorial and national governments, which presents a classic governance test to manage conflicts and spread risk in shared waters. Federal rivers lie at the intersection of two traditions of research on collective action in the water commons´┐Żone focused on...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: The Global Water System in the Anthropocene: Challenges for Science and Governance
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-07548-8_22


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