Water Policy and Governance in Canada

This book provides an insightful and critical assessment of the state of Canadian water governance and policy. It adopts a multidisciplinary variety of perspectives and considers local, basin, provincial and national scales. Canada’s leading authorities from the social sciences, life and natural sci...

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Other Authors: Renzetti, Steven (Editor)
Dupont, Diane P (Editor)
Corporate Authors: SpringerLink (online služba)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham : Springer International Publishing, 2017
Series:Global Issues in Water Policy
Genre/form:elektronické knihy
Online Access:Full-text
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Table of Contents:
  • Part 1. Introduction and Background
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. The Hydrological and Policy Contexts for Water in Canada
  • 3. Water Policy in Canada
  • 4. Sustainability, Society and Water: The Changing Streams of Canadian Water Law
  • 5. Reconciliation and Relationality in Water Research and Management in Canada: Implementing Indigenous Ontologies, Epistemologies, and Methodologies
  • Part 2. International and Transboundary
  • 6. Placing Canada’s Water Policies in an International Context
  • 7. Water Security and Adaptation to Climate Extremes in Transboundary Rivers of North America
  • 8. Transcending Borders through Postcolonial Water Governance? Indigenous Water Governance across the Canada-US Border
  • 9. The Great Lakes, Water Quality and Water Policy in Canada
  • Part 3. Economics
  • 10. Water Valuation
  • 11. Water Pricing in Canada
  • Part 4. Politics and Governance/Management
  • 12. The Politics of Water Policy Development in Canada
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  • 13. Coordinating Water Policies: Necessary, but not Sufficient
  • 14. Managing the Fraser River Basin
  • 15. Indigenizing Water Governance in Canada
  • Part 5. Drinking Water Policy
  • 16. Canadian Drinking Water Policy: Jurisdictional Variation in the Context of Decentralized Water Governance
  • 17. Preparing for Success – Drinking Water Safety Plans and Lessons Learned from Alberta: Policy Considerations Contextualized for Small Systems
  • 18. Public Health at the Watershed Scale
  • 19. Chlorination of Drinking Water – Scientific Evidence and Policy Implications
  • Part 6. Case Studies
  • 20. Patchy Resources for the Governance of Canada’s Resource Patches: How Hydraulic Fracturing is Illuminating the Need to Improve Water Governance in Canada
  • 21. Agricultural and Water in Canada – Challenges and Reform for the 21 C
  • Part 7. Emerging Issues and Perspectives
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  • 22. Shifting Perspectives in an Era of Complexity and Change: Incorporating Resilience into the Water Governance of Canadian Drainage Basins
  • 23. Geomatics & Water Policy.